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Tex-Mex Pork Chops Recipe

Tex-Mex Pork Chops Recipe

"My Tex-Mex Pork Chops won a contest for me," writes JoAnn Dalrymple of Claremore, Oklahoma. Salsa, cumin and green chilies give these chops the spunk they need to be called "Tex-Mex."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet coated with butter-flavored cooking spray, saute onion until tender. Add pork chops; cook over medium heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°.
  • 2. Combine the salsa, chilies, cumin and pepper; pour over pork. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 223 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 433 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 32 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.