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Taco Pork Chops

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Try these pork chops topped with taco seasoning and avocado mixture – a delightful meal.

Ingredients

1
package (1.25-oz.) taco seasoning mix
2
tablespoons lime juice
1
tablespoon honey
4
(1/2-inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops (4-oz. each)
1
ripe medium avocado, pitted, peeled and cut up
1
tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Reserve 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix for topping. In small bowl, combine remaining taco seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon of the lime juice and the honey; mix well. Brush mixture on both sides of each pork chop. Discard any remaining mixture.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place pork chops on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook covered 8 to 10 minutes or until pork is slightly pink in center, turning once or twice.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine avocado, reserved 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice; mash with fork until almost smooth.
  • 4 Serve pork chops topped with avocado mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro.
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Reserve 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix for topping. In small bowl, combine remaining taco seasoning mix, 1 tablespoon of the lime juice and the honey; mix well. Brush mixture on both sides of each pork chop. Discard any remaining mixture.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place pork chops on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook covered 8 to 10 minutes or until pork is slightly pink in center, turning once or twice.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine avocado, reserved 2 teaspoons taco seasoning mix and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice; mash with fork until almost smooth.
  • 4 Serve pork chops topped with avocado mixture. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Expert Tips

Use a disposable plate or waxed paper when you prepare the pork chops for the grill. Then, for food safety, be sure to use a clean plate to serve the chops.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
5%
Protein
26g
26%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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