This southwestern pork chops recipe is easy to make and goes great with a tossed mixed-green salad that has all the healthy goodies your family likes drizzled with a homemade balsamic dressing, a fresh vegetable, and a side of quinoa.
Low Cal Southwestern Pork Chops
Prep: 5 min, Cook: 10 min.
1 Tbs. olive oil4 pork rib chops1 cup salsa1/2 tsp. ground cumin1/4 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
Heat oil in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Season pork chops with salt and pepper to taste. Sauté pork chops 2 minutes per side. Add salsa and cumin. Reduce heat to medium low. Cover skillet and simmer 6-7 minutes or until pork is cooked throughout. Spoon sauce over pork and sprinkle with cheese.
Per serving: calories 185, fat 9.9g, 49% calories from fat, cholesterol 59mg, protein 20.5g, carbohydrates 2.8g, fiber 0.6g, sugar 1.6g, sodium 327mg, diet points 4.9.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 0.5, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.0, Lean meat: 0.2, Fat: 1.5, Sugar: 0.0, Very lean meat protein: 2.5
We hope you enjoy this low calorie southwestern pork chops recipe. For another way to prepare pork chops here’s a delicious recipe from Spark Recipes.
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*Note: This recipe is from the previous version of Health and Nutrition News