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Prosciutto-Pepper Pork Chops Recipe

Prosciutto-Pepper Pork Chops Recipe

This dish is easy, fast and most importantly, delicious. It's especially easy to make for two, six, eight or more. -Donna Prisco of Randolph, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 4 thin slices prosciutto or deli ham
  • 1/2 cup julienned roasted sweet red peppers
  • 2 slices reduced-fat provolone cheese, cut in half

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with garlic powder and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°.
  • 2. Top each pork chop with prosciutto, red peppers and cheese. Cover and cook for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 237 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 483 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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