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Baked Pork Chops

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Baked Pork Chops
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  • Makes: 6 servings

Green and red peppers top these festive pork chops.

Ingredients

  • 6 pork chops (lean center-cut, 1/2-inch thick)
  • 1 onion (medium, thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup red pepper (chopped)
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2. Trim fat from pork chops. Place chops in a 13x9-inch baking pan.

3. Spread onion and peppers on top of chops. Sprinkle with pepper and salt. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

4. Cover pan and cook 30 minutes.

5. Uncover, turn chops and re-cover with onions and peppers, and continue cooking for an additional 15 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Garnish with fresh parsley.

Notes

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Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style, p.21

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 pork chop, 1/6 of recipe (196g)
Nutrients Amount
Calories 225
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 88 mg
Sodium 182 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 38 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 17 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 409 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 225
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 88 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 38 g
Minerals
Calcium 17 mg
Potassium 409 mg
Sodium 182 mg
Copper 126 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 33 mg
Phosphorus 296 mg
Selenium 52 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 24 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 1 mcg
Vitamin C 27 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 2 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 13 mg
Choline 133 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/4 cups
Protein Foods
4 1/4 ounces

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