• Southwestern Pork Stir-fry

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 383
    Total Fat 25 g
    Saturated Fat 7.5 g
    Sodium 378 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 2 g
    Protein 30 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Water 3 tablespoons
    Cornstarch 1 teaspoon
    Boneless pork loin chops, cut into ½-inch pieces 2 (5-ounce)
    Cumin 1 teaspoon
    Olive oil 2 teaspoons
    Garlic clove, minced 1
    Red onion, sliced ½
    Yellow bell pepper, sliced into ¼-inch strips ½
    Jalapeno, seeded and minced (optional) ½
    Large tomato, seeded and cut into wedges 1
    Salt ¼ teaspoon
    Freshly ground pepper to taste
    Cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon
    Directions
    1. In a large bowl, combine water and cornstarch. Stir in cumin and toss with pork. Set aside.
    2. Heat oil in a wok or large, deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion, and sauté 2-3 minutes, until tender. Add bell pepper and jalapeno, and sauté an additional 1-2 minutes.
    3. Add pork mixture to pan and stir-fry about 5-7 minutes, until pork is cooked through. Reduce heat to low and stir in tomato, salt, pepper, and cilantro, and continue cooking 1-2 minutes.

    Exchanges4 medium-fat meats; 1.5 vegetables; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Brown Rice

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