Southwest Pork Chops

Brighten up a meal of pork chops with a medley of tomatoes, zucchini, corn and black beans.

Best Health Magazine, January/February 2010

 

Southwest Pork Chops
Southwest Pork Chops
Servings
4servings
Servings
4servings
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Heat 1 tsp (5 ml) oil in a large saucepan over medium-high. Add chops and sear, 3 minutes per side (adjust heat as necessary). Remove to a plate.
  2. Add remaining oil to pan; toss in onion and zucchini. Stir-fry for 2 minutes, then pour in orange juice. Mix in tomatoes, corn, beans and dry seasonings. Bring to a boil, then return chops to pan. Cover and simmer until pork is cooked through (turn once), about 5 minutes.
  3. Transfer vege­table mixture and pork chops to plates; sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with mashed potatoes, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 402 calories, 32 g protein, 15 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 34 g carbohydrates, 6 g fibre, 84 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium.