Colorful Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

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Colorful Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe
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Colorful Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

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For an eye-catching entree, Elizabeth Jussaume of Lowell, Massachusetts grills pork chops filled with a colorful corn, pimiento and green pepper stuffing.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Grill: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. Grill: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in center loin pork chops (1 inch thick, about 10 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed bread, toasted
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

Directions

Cut a pocket in each pork chop; sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in pockets. Set aside. In a nonstick skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Transfer to a bowl. Add the bread cubes, corn, egg substitute, pimientos, cumin and remaining salt and pepper; mix well. stuff into pork chops; secure with wooden toothpicks.
Before starting the grill, coat grill rack with cooking spray. Grill chops, covered, over medium indirect heat for 15-18 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted in stuffing reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Corn-Stuffed Pork Chops in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p42

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 308 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 458mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 38g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

  • 6 bone-in center loin pork chops (1 inch thick, about 10 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed bread, toasted
  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimientos
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  1. Cut a pocket in each pork chop; sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in pockets. Set aside. In a nonstick skillet, saute green pepper and onion in butter until tender. Transfer to a bowl. Add the bread cubes, corn, egg substitute, pimientos, cumin and remaining salt and pepper; mix well. stuff into pork chops; secure with wooden toothpicks.
  2. Before starting the grill, coat grill rack with cooking spray. Grill chops, covered, over medium indirect heat for 15-18 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer inserted in stuffing reads 160°. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Corn-Stuffed Pork Chops in Light & Tasty June/July 2003, p42

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juliefro User ID: 2104763 127052
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2008

"instead of peppers, pimentos, corn i use a can of corn with peppers. easier and has everything in it."

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