Pesto-topped Pork Loin
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size1Calories376Total Fat25.5 gSaturated Fat7 gSodium857 mgTotal Carbohydrate2.5 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein34.5 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 teaspoonsBoneless pork loin chops2 (6-ounce)Pesto sauce2 tablespoonsReduced-sodium chicken stock (plus more as needed)½ cup
  • Directions
  • Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  • Heat oil over medium-high heat in an oven safe skillet. Add pork and sear for 2-3 minutes on both sides, until browned. Top with pesto sauce and pour broth around.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the pork registers 165˚F. While in the oven, add additional broth if necessary. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

  • Exchanges
    5 lean meats; 2 fats

    Side Suggestions: Baked Potato Fries
    Wash and scrub 1 large Russet potato. Slice into thin strips. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil and place on a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 425˚F for 15-20 minutes. ( Tip: Bake the potatoes at the same time as the pork.) Season with ¼ teaspoon salt and freshly ground pepper to taste.

    Side Suggestions: Steamed Broccoli and Baby Carrots

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