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Italian Pork and Potato Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.

Makes

6 servings

This recipe has been enjoyed by three generations of my family. My mother concocted it years ago using a few ingredients she said were handy at the time. The aroma from these ingredients brings back fond memories of home.
Italian Pork and Potato Casserole Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced red potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 jar (24 ounces) marinara sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes or until almost tender; drain.
  2. Place potatoes in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with garlic, salt and pepper. Top with pork chops and marinara sauce. Cover and bake at 350° until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145° and potatoes are tender, 40-45 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake, uncovered, until cheese is melted, 3-5 minutes longer. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with 1 cup potatoes and 1/2 cup sauce: 412 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 506mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 4g fiber), 39g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

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