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Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

Sometimes a sauce is just a sauce, but with these tender chops, it really makes the dish. If you like a little spice, mix a pinch of nutmeg with the black pepper before you sprinkle it on the meat. —Kathleen Specht, Clinton, Montana
Pork Chops with Blue Cheese Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth

Directions

  1. Preheat broiler. Sprinkle pork chops on both sides with pepper; place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-5 in. from heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add green onion and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Stir in flour until blended; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Add cheese and wine; heat through. Serve chops with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with 3 tablespoons sauce: 263 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 176mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

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