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Cajun Smothered Pork Chops

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Enjoy this hearty pork chops recipe that’s skillet made using Cajun seasonings and zesty tomatoes - dinner ready in 15 minutes!

Ingredients

4
bone-in pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1 lb), trimmed of fat
2
teaspoons salt-free extra-spicy seasoning blend
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2
medium onion, sliced
1
can (14.5 oz) zesty diced tomatoes with jalapeño peppers, undrained

Steps

  • 1 Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with seasoning blend. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly tender. Push onion to one side of skillet.
  • 2 Add pork to other side of skillet. Cook about 3 minutes, turning once, until browned. Add tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; cook 4 to 8 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.
  • 1 Sprinkle both sides of pork chops with seasoning blend. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until slightly tender. Push onion to one side of skillet.
  • 2 Add pork to other side of skillet. Cook about 3 minutes, turning once, until browned. Add tomatoes. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; cook 4 to 8 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.

Expert Tips

For a less spicy dish, use plain diced tomatoes instead of the diced tomatoes with jalapeño peppers.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
50mg
17%
Sodium
330mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
19g
19%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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