Rating: 4 stars
15 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 5 star values: 6

Savory and sweet combine in this 30-minute meal of Grilled Pork Chops with Nectarines.

Mary Drennen
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2013

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Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr and Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 pork chop, 1 nectarine half, and 1 teaspoon cheese)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

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  • Combine thyme, 1 tablespoon oil, and garlic in a small bowl. Rub oil mixture evenly over pork chops; sprinkle with salt and black pepper. Place pork on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Let stand 10 minutes.

  • While pork stands, cut nectarines in half; discard pits. Combine sugar, remaining 1/2 teaspoon oil, cumin, and red pepper in a small bowl. Sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over cut sides of nectarines. Place nectarines on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 5 minutes on each side or until tender. Cut nectarines into wedges; top evenly with mascarpone cheese. Serve with pork.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

330 calories; fat 17.3g; saturated fat 5.5g; mono fat 6.1g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 33.4g; carbohydrates 9.7g; fiber 1.5g; cholesterol 111mg; iron 1.4mg; sodium 192mg; calcium 52mg.
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