Creole Pork Chops & Cornbread Casserole



  • Heat oven to 350 degrees. Melt 2 T Butter Flavor Crisco in large skillet on medium heat. Add 4 chops. Brown both sides. Repeat with remaining chops. Remove from skillet. Set aside. Add remaining 2 T Butter Flavor Crisco, onion, celery, green pepper and garlic to skillet. Cook and stir until tender. Remove from heat.
  • Combine cornbread, egg and half of onion mixture in medium bowl. Set aside.
  • Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, pepper, cayenne and bay leaf to remaining mixture in skillet. Simmer about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Remove bay leaf.
  • Place 4 pork chops in 3 qt casserole. Spread cornbread mixture over chops. Arrange remaining chops on top. Pour sauce over chops. Cover.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes, or until chops are tender.