Cooking Thursday - Pork Parmigiana

5:58 AM

Not even 6am, and here I am :) 

Hubby had to go in earlier than usual, so it's just me and my pug loves keeping me company.  I have a hot cup of coffee and a candle glowing nearby.  Love this time of the morning, though I really could have done with some more sleep Hahahah

Today's recipe is one of our favorites.  Usually I make it with Chicken or Veal, but this time I decided to try Pork and it's just as delicious :)  Give it a try sometime.


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Pork Parmigiana

1/2 cup vegetable oil, divided
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 (15 oz) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (6oz) can tomato paste
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1 bay leaf
6 pork scallopini
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (or sliced)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided


Preheat oven to 400 F.

Grease a large baking dish.  Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat;  add onion and garlic.  Cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

Stir undrained tomatoes and tomato paste into skillet.  Add basil, oregano and bay leaf;  mix well.  Simmer, stirring frequently for 20 minutes.  Discard bay leaf.

Dip pork in egg and coat with bread crumbs.  Saute in remaining oil, turning once, until browned, about 5 minutes;  drain.

Layer tomato mixture, pork, mozzarella and 1/4 cup parmesan in prepared baking dish. 

Bake until browned and bubbly, about 15 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese before serving.




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3 comments

  1. This looks yummy and it goes in the oven...could be called a casserole, hint, hint. Last day for a chance at the Vintage Cake book. xo

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  2. Yum! Yes - we both have good taste today. :)

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  3. Jason loves pork...he would love this! Thanks for sharing!

    Tammy

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