7 Perfect Pork Chop Recipes

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Pork Chops are not just the "Other White Meat," but a surprisingly versatile, affordable, and healthy meal plan option. A few simple changes are all that's required to bring this slice of Americana--pun intended--into the health-conscious 21st century. Try baking, slow-cooking, or grilling them, and then add your favorite fresh herbs to boost the chop's natural flavor structure. Opt for a more nutritious sauce or topping, like all natural apple sauce, spiced yogurt-based sauce, or home made chutney. Another benefit is that it doesn't take long to cook, nor are the ingredients very costly. Feed your family a healthy meal with these pork chop recipes. 


Baked Pork Chops

These spicy and moist pork chops are made with no added fat, egg whites, evaporated skim milk, and a lively herb mixture.

CALORIES: 271.6  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 28.1g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Honey Garlic Pork Chops

CALORIES: 214.5  |  FAT: 6g  |  PROTEIN: 20.9g  |  CARBS: 19.3g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Curried Mango Pork Chops

These sautéed pork chops with a curried pan sauce make a quick weeknight dinner. Serve with hot cooked rice, buttered broccoli spears and warm flour tortillas.
CALORIES: 274.6  |  FAT: 11.1g  |  PROTEIN: 24.6g  |  CARBS: 19.9g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Slow Cooker Pork Roast or Chops

A family favorite that all the cooking time take place in the slow cooker. 
CALORIES: 273.5  |  FAT: 9.5g  |  PROTEIN: 31.6g  |  CARBS: 13.8g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Apricot Pork Chops

Peach preserves or orange marmalade can be used instead of apricot preserves. Serve these tangy chops with a dressed baked potato and sugar snap peas.

CALORIES: 314  |  FAT: 13.4g  |  PROTEIN: 31.9g  |  CARBS: 15g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

CALORIES: 122.2  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 20.5g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Pork Chops Stuffed with Feta and Spinach

CALORIES: 259.6  |  FAT: 10.4g  |  PROTEIN: 35.4g  |  CARBS: 4.1g  |  FIBER: 0.6g
Bonus: You may also like these baked boneless pork chops.

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