Peachy Pork Chops

6 lean pork chops (about 2 pounds)
1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
One 1 lb can juice-packed peach halves)
3 packets artificial sweetener
2 tsp lemon juice
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp ginger
3 whole cloves
2 tsp all-purpose flour

Carefully trim away any visible fat from chops. Season chops with pepper and brown in large non-stick skillet. Drain off fat. Drain peaches, reserving 1/2 cup juice. Combine artificial sweetener, lemon juice, and spices. Pour over chops, cover tightly. Simmer gently over very low heat about 45 minutes or until pork is well cooked, turning chops once. Remove chops to serving platter and keep warm. Add peaches to liquid in skillet. Cover and heat through about 5 minutes. Place one peach half on each chop. Mix flour with remaining juice and stir into pan juices. Heat and stir until sauce thickens. remove cloves. Pour sauce over chops.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana