Pork Chops Piperade

Grilled chops topped with a traditional Basque sauce featuring lots of peppers, tomatoes, garlic and other goodies.


3 tablespoons olive oil

1 large onion, chopped

1 EACH green and red bell pepper, chopped

2 Jalepeno peppers, seeded and chopped

2 cloves  minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1 can (about 15 ounces) chopped tomatoes

6 thick-cut pork chops


Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan.  Add onion and cook until golden.  Add bell peppers and Jalepenos.  Cook over medium heat until tender, about ten minutes.  Stir in garlic, salt, paprika, and sugar.  Add tomatoes last and cook another five minutes.

Season pork chops with salt and pepper.  Grill and top with Piperade sauce.  NOTE:  Piperade goes on just about anything!