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Italian Pork and Potato Casserole Recipe
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Italian Pork and Potato Casserole Recipe

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The aroma of this hearty dish baking brings back fond memories of home. My mother created the recipe years ago, using the ingredients she had on hand.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1 cup potatoes and 1/2 cup sauce equals 412 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes or until almost tender; drain.
  2. Place potatoes in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper. Top with pork chops and marinara sauce. Cover and bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145° and potatoes are tender.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Italian Pork and Potato Casserole in Healthy Cooking October/November 2012, p28

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1 cup potatoes and 1/2 cup sauce equals 412 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 39 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 4, 2012

My DH and DS liked it, but DD and I didn't love it. I thought it was a little bland. Maybe adding Italian seasoning? Also, my pork chops came out tough and some of the potatoes were cooked well and some were still kind of hard.

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Reviewed Oct. 20, 2012

This was ok.

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