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Southwestern Pork Chops

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and about 1 1/2 tablespoons salsa)
Use your favorite tomato-based salsa as a quick and easy way to get spicy Southwestern flavor without a lot of chopping.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (4-ounce) lean boneless pork loin chops, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro or parsley (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 190
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 8.3 g
  • satfat 2.8 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 25.3 g
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • fiber 0.6 g
  • cholesterol 71 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 132 mg
  • calcium 21 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray; place over high heat until hot. Press chops with palm of hand to flatten slightly; add to pan, and cook 1 minute on each side or until browned. Reduce heat to medium-low.

  2. Combine salsa and lime juice; pour over chops. Simmer, uncovered, 8 minutes or until chops are done. If desired, sprinkle chops with cilantro.

  3. carbo rating: 1

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