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Hearty Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Makes

6 servings

Just six ingredients are required for the tasty mix that marinates these well-seasoned chops. Whip up the combination to marinate overnight, and you'll have dinner on the table in no time tomorrow. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Hearty Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup diet lemon-lime soda
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 7 ounces each)

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first six ingredients. Add pork chops; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain pork, discarding marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly.
  3. Grill pork, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes.
    Freeze option: Freeze pork with marinade in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, thaw in refrigerator overnight. Drain pork, discarding marinade. Grill as directed.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop: 227 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 387mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat.

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