Pork Chops with Country Gravy and Mashed Potatoes


3/4 teaspoon salt, divided

4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork chops (about 1 inch thick)

1 teaspoon butter

1 1/3 cups 1% low-fat milk

3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon poultry seasoning

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

2 pounds of potatoes

1/2c cup milk

1/2 stick of butter

Salt and pepper.

Method of Preparation:

1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt evenly over both sides of pork. Add 1 teaspoon butter to pan, stirring until butter is melted. Add the pork to pan, and cook pork for 3 minutes on each side. Remove pork from pan, and keep warm.

2. Combine low-fat milk and flour, stirring with a whisk. Add the milk mixture to pan, stirring with a whisk. Stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt, poultry seasoning, and black pepper. Return pork to pan. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer for 7 minutes or until gravy is thick and pork is done.

3. For the mashed potatoes, peel and cut the potatoes into 1" pieces and boil until tender about 20 min.

4. Drain the water carefully and using a mashed crush the potatoes then add the milk and butter and season This can be done as the pork is cooking.