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Elegant Pork Marsala Recipe

Elegant Pork Marsala Recipe

Wine and fresh mushrooms lend elegance to this oh-so-simple pork dish. “Use pre-sliced mushrooms and minced garlic rather than fresh to shave even more time off preparation. Cleanup is one-pan easy!” Kim Gillis - High Falls, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 turkey bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup Marsala wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

Directions

  • 1. In a shallow bowl, mix flour and pepper. Dip pork chops in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  • 3. In same skillet, add mushrooms, onion and bacon to drippings; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add wine; increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan.
  • 4. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and broth until smooth; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup sauce equals 232 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 60 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.