Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 6 Servings
â€¢Nonstick vegetable oil spray
â€¢1 1/2 cups diced andouille sausage (about 7 ounces)
â€¢1 1/2 cups chopped onion
â€¢2 cups tomato sauce
â€¢1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
â€¢1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
â€¢2 teaspoons chili powder
â€¢1 teaspoon ground cumin
â€¢6 1-inch-thick rib pork chops
â€¢Additional chili powder and ground cumin
Spray grill rack with nonstick spray and prepare barbecue (medium heat). Sauté sausage and onion in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat until onion begins to brown, about 8 minutes. Add tomato sauce, vinegar, sugar, 2 teaspoons chili powder, and 1 teaspoon cumin. Bring to boil; remove from heat.
Meanwhile, sprinkle chops on both sides with salt, then chili powder and cumin. Grill chops until cooked through but not dry, about 9 minutes per side.
Serve chops with sauce.