Pesto-topped Pork LoinEn Español (Spanish Version)
25.5 gSaturated Fat7 gSodium
857 mgTotal Carbohydrate
2.5 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein
34.5 gServings2IngredientsMeasuresOlive oil2 teaspoonsBoneless pork loin chops2 (6-ounce)Pesto sauce2 tablespoonsReduced-sodium chicken stock (plus more as needed)½ cupDirectionsPreheat 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.
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. (
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