• Dijon-crusted Pork

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 434
    Total Fat 19 g
    Saturated Fat 5.5 g
    Sodium 565 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 52 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Breadcrumbs ¼ cup
    Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons
    Bone-in, center-cut pork chops 2 (8-ounce)
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 400ºF.
    2. Use a fork to mix the breadcrumbs and mustard together in a small bowl. (The mixture should be crumbly.)
    3. Season the pork chops with salt and pepper
    4. Heat the oil in an ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the pork chops for about 3 minutes on each side, until browned.
    5. Transfer the skillet to the oven and cook the pork chops until a meat thermometer registers 160ºF. This should be about 20-25 minutes. Cooking time depends on the thickness of the chops.

    Exchanges5 lean meats; 2 fats; 0.5 starch

    Side Suggestions: Mashed PotatoesCut 3 Yukon Gold or red potatoes into fourths (no need to peel) and boil in a large pot of water for 20 minutes, or until tender. Drain, add ¼ teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper to taste, and 2 teaspoons butter. Use a potato masher to mash to desired consistency.

    Side Suggestions: Steamed Green Beans

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