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Tarragon Chops with Mushrooms

“Though I lightened the sodium in this delicious pork entree, it’s just as flavorful,” assures Sherri Halloran from Colonial Heights, Virginia. “It’s a quick and easy weeknight dinner.”
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 3/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh tarragon


  • Sprinkle pork chops with pepper. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook chops in 1-1/2 teaspoons butter for 4 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Remove and keep warm.
  • In the same skillet, saute mushrooms in remaining butter for 3-5 minutes or until almost tender. Add wine, stirring to loosen browned bits. Stir in tarragon. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 7-10 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half. Serve with pork chops.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 306 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 96mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fat.
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  • cadamsorama
    Sep 11, 2008

    This same recipe would be great with chicken breasts. Try it!