Pasta Italiano with Onion and Pork
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This flavorful Italian-inspired family dish goes together quickly after a busy day. Convenient ingredients like fresh pasta keep the cooking quick, easy and inexpensive.
1-1/4 pounds pork loin sirloin chops or pork shoulder blade steaks
2 teaspoons each oregano and ground cumin
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion (10 ounces), cut into narrow wedges
1 can (14 1/2 ounces) Italian recipe stewed tomatoes
1 package (9 ounce) fresh linguini or fettuccini pasta
Grated Parmesan and fresh or dried minced herbs
Trim off fat from the chops or blade steaks. Trim the meat from bones, and cut into small cubes. Dust pork with oregano and cumin. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and pork and sauté until cooked through, about 8 minutes. Add tomatoes and heat. Cook linguine in boiling water about 2 minutes or as package directs. Drain and serve with pork-onion sauce on top. Sprinkle with cheese and herbs.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and image provided by the National Onion Association