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Elegant Pork Marsala

 Elegant Pork Marsala
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
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 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


  • In a shallow bowl, mix flour and pepper. Dip pork chops in flour
  • mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and broth until smooth; add to pan.

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Elegant Pork Marsala (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • 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: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.