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Mole is a traditional Mexican sauce made with a blend of chiles, onion, and garlic. Its most characteristic ingredient, chocolate, contributes richness without adding sweetness.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2000


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 pork chop and 2/3 cup sauce)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Cook chops 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Remove from pan. Add water to pan, scraping to loosen browned bits. Pour mixture over chops; Cover and set aside.

  • Reheat pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell peppers, and jalapeño pepper; cook 4 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Add chocolate and next 4 ingredients (chocolate through cumin seeds). Add the pork chops; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; calories from fat 38%; fat 10.8g; saturated fat 3.7g; mono fat 4.4g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 27.2g; carbohydrates 12.8g; fiber 2.6g; cholesterol 71mg; iron 2.9mg; sodium 549mg; calcium 64mg.