Orange Pork and Sweet Potatoes

This pork and sweet potato bake is topped with a quick, creamy orange sauce.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
4
boneless pork loin chops (about 1 lb.)
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
to 1 teaspoon pepper
2
medium dark-orange sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices (about 1 lb.)
1/4
cup orange juice
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
(6-oz.) container Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free Orange Crème Yogurt
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add pork chops; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, turning once, until browned on both sides.
  • 2 In ungreased 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish, layer sweet potato slices. Place pork chops over potatoes.
  • 3 In same skillet, cook orange juice and brown sugar over medium heat until brown sugar is melted; pour over pork and potatoes. Cover dish tightly with foil.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 35 to 50 minutes or until pork is no longer pink and meat thermometer inserted into center of pork chop reads 160°F.
  • 5 Remove pork chops and potatoes from dish; place on serving platter. Pour remaining liquid from dish into small saucepan; stir in yogurt. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sauce is thoroughly heated. Pour sauce over pork chops and sweet potatoes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    720mg
    720%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    37g
    37%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    29g
    29%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    210%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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