• Garlic-fennel Pork

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ of recipe
    Calories 280
    Total Fat 14 g
    Saturated Fat 3.5 g
    Sodium 637 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 2 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Protein 25 g

    Servings and Times

    Servings 2

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Boneless pork loin chops (about ½ pound), visible fat trimmed 2
    Garlic powder ½ teaspoon
    Salt ½ teaspoon
    Olive oil 1 tablespoon
    Fennel seed 1 ½ teaspoons
    White wine 4 ounces
    1. Sprinkle both sides of pork with garlic powder and salt.
    2. Heat olive oil in a medium to large skillet over medium heat. Add pork chops to pan and sprinkle with fennel seeds on both sides.
    3. Cook for a few minutes on each side, until nicely browned.
    4. Reduce heat to low and then add wine to the pan. Simmer with lid on for 20 minutes, turning pork chops over half way through.

    Exchanges3.5 lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Winter VegetablesPreheat oven to 400ºF. Mix ½ cup diced parsnip, 1 diced, medium carrot, ½ cup diced turnip, and 1 diced, medium white potato with 2 teaspoons olive oil. Place on heavy baking sheet or roasting pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until vegetables are tender and slightly browned. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper to taste. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 161 calories; 28 g carbohydrate; 3 g protein; 5 g fat (0.5 g sat); 5.5 g fiber; 333 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 vegetables; 1 starch; 1 fat.

    Side Suggestions: Green SaladTop bagged, prewashed mixed greens with your favorite dressing.

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