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  • Mediterranean-grilled Pork Chops

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 301
    Total Fat 16.5 g
    Saturated Fat 5 g
    Sodium 407 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 33 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Brown sugar 1 teaspoon
    Fennel seeds, crushed slightly with the side of a large knife 1 teaspoon
    Paprika ¾ teaspoon
    Garlic powder ¾ teaspoon
    Freshly ground black pepper to taste
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Boneless pork loin chops, visible fat trimmed 2 (6-ounce)
    Canola oil 1 teaspoon
    Directions
    1. Combine brown sugar, fennel, paprika, garlic, pepper, and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle pork with oil and rub with spice mixture. Set aside.
    2. Prepare grill. Grill pork about 3-4 minutes on each side, or until cooked through.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; 0.5 fat

    Side Suggestions: Cherry Tomato SaladCombine 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes, 2 tablespoons diced red onion, and 1 tablespoon capers in a medium bowl. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice, and season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 60 calories; 5 g carbohydrate; 1 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 1 g fiber; 425 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable; 1 fat. Couscous.

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