Maple Glazed Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
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Grilled Maple Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1-1/2 inch thick and 12 ounces each)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk syrup, vinegar, salt and pepper until blended. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork chops; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour. Reserve remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Drain pork chops, discarding marinade in bag. On an oiled grill, cook pork chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 13-17 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Harissa-and-Maple-Roasted Carrots

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, finely grated
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon harissa paste
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2½ pounds small rainbow carrots, scrubbed, tops trimmed to about ½”, halved
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced, seeds removed

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°. Whisk garlic, oil, maple syrup, harissa, and cumin seeds in a small bowl; season garlic mixture with salt and pepper.
  2. Toss carrots and lemon with garlic mixture in a large roasting pan to coat; season with salt and pepper. Roast, tossing occasionally, until carrots are tender and lemons are caramelized, 35–40 minutes.

Maple Rosemary Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients

  • 1 (2-lb.) boneless pork tenderloin
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 lb. baby potatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 c. plus tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 c. maple syrup
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. whole grain mustard
  • 2 tsp. freshly chopped rosemary, plus more for garnish
  • 1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes