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Tender Pork Sandwiches Recipe

Tender Pork Sandwiches Recipe

As a mother of five, I'm busy to say the least, so fast yet flavorful dishes like this are a real plus for me. The creamy sauce makes these sandwiches simply delicious.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 lean boneless pork cutlets (1-1/2 pounds and 1/4 inch thick)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow or Dijon mustard
  • 6 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 6 lettuce leaves
  • 6 tomato slices

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle pork with lemon-pepper. In a large skillet, melt butter; cook pork for about 2 minutes on each side or until browned and no longer pink. Sprinkle with salt if desired.
  • 2. Combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice and mustard; spread on inside of buns. Layer pork, lettuce and tomatoes on buns. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

Diabetic Exchanges: One sandwich (prepared with no-salt lemon-pepper seasoning, margarine and fat-free mayonnaise and without salt and served on a hamburger bun) equals 2 starch, 2 meat; also, 287 calories, 454 mg sodium, 45 mg cholesterol, 26 gm carbohydrate, 20 gm protein, 10 gm fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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