Pork with Pear Compote

Pears and dried cranberries give this quick-and-easy pork cutlet recipe a sweet burst of flavor.

Pork with Pear Compote
Servings: 4 Prep 5 mins Cook 5 mins


  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 pear, cored and diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • Pinch cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 thin cut boneless pork chops
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Make It

1. Soak cranberries in hot water for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine pear, walnuts and cinnamon in a small bowl. Drain cranberries and add to bowl.

2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season one side of the pork cutlets with 1/8 teaspoon each of the salt and pepper.

3. Place pork, seasoned side down in hot skillet and cook 2 minutes. Season with remaining 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Flip over pork and cook an additional 2 minutes. Remove to a plate or platter.

4. Add pear mixture and sugar to skillet cook 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat and spoon pear compote over pork. Serve immediately.