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Fresh Pasta with Onion and Pork

Fresh Pasta with Onion and Pork

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  • 1 1/4 pounds pork loin sirloin chops or pork shoulder blade steaks
  • 2 teaspoons each ground cumin and chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion (10 ounces), cut into narrow wedges
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) Italian recipe stewed tomatoes
  • 1 package (9 ounces) fresh linguini pasta
  • Grated Parmesan and fresh or dried minced herbs


  1. Trim off fat from the chops or blade steaks. Trim the meat from bones, and cut into small cubes. Dust pork with cumin and oregano.
  2. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and pork and saute until cooked through, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and heat.
  4. Cook linguine in boiling water about 2 minutes or as package directs.
  5. Drain and serve with pork-onion sauce on top.
  6. Sprinkle with cheese and herbs.

Makes 4 servings.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): National Onion Association