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Pork Chops a La Piacenza

A northern Italian style chop.


  • 2 T butter
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 4 center cut pork chops
  • 4-6 sage leaves
  • 1 cup canned peeled chopped plum tomatoes
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Flour


  1. Melt butter in olive oil, over medium heat, in a pan large enough to hold four pork chops.
  2. Salt and pepper chops.
  3. Coat chops in flour.
  4. Brown each side, about 4 minutes a side.
  5. When butter starts to foam, cook about 4 more minutes.
  6. Add sage leaves and chopped tomatoes.
  7. Lower heat to medium low.
  8. Cover and cook for about one hour, turning several times. Cook until chops are tender.

Serve over mashed potatoes or polenta.


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