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Paprika Pork Chops with Zucchini

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Claire Spollen
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pork chop and about 2/3 cup zucchini mixture)

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 3/4 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) bone-in, center-cut pork chops
  • Cooking spray
  • 3 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons whole-grain mustard

Nutrition Information

  • calories 271
  • fat 11.7 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 4.8 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 34 g
  • carbohydrate 7 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 100 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 379 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Combine paprika, sugar, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Rub paprika mixture evenly over pork. Place pork on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove pork from grill.

  3. Add zucchini to grill; grill 4 minutes on each side or until well marked. Cut zucchini into 1/2-inch pieces. Combine zucchini with remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, oil, and mustard; toss to coat.