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Pork Chops with Herbed Gravy Recipe

Pork Chops with Herbed Gravy Recipe

These chops fill the kitchen with a wonderful aroma. The meat comes out fork-tender.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • Dash garlic powder
  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each and 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, paprika and garlic powder. Set aside 2 teaspoons flour mixture for gravy. Add chops to remaining flour mixture; shake to coat.
  • 2. In a skillet, brown pork chops in oil for 4 minutes on each side. Transfer to a greased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Add onion to skillet; cook and stir until tender. Stir in reserved flour mixture until blended; cook and stir for 1 minute or until lightly browned. Gradually stir in water. Add the bouillon, basil and thyme. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over pork.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with tomato. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until a meat thermometer inserted in pork reads 160° and tomato is heated through. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving with 1/3 cup gravy equals 324 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 107 mg cholesterol, 666 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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