Cajun Smothered Pork Chops

Enjoy this hearty pork chops recipe that’s skillet made using Cajun seasonings and zesty tomatoes - dinner ready in 15 minutes!

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4
 

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

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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

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Expert Tips

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

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
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 Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.