Garlic-fennel Pork
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size½ of recipeCalories280Total Fat14 gSaturated Fat3.5 gSodium637 mgTotal Carbohydrate2 gDietary Fiber0.5 gProtein25 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresBoneless pork loin chops (about ½ pound), visible fat trimmed2Garlic powder½ teaspoonSalt½ teaspoonOlive oil1 tablespoonFennel seed1 ½ teaspoonsWhite wine4 ounces
  • Directions
  • Sprinkle both sides of pork with garlic powder and salt.
  • 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.
  • Cook for a few minutes on each side, until nicely browned.
  • 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.

  • Exchanges
    3.5 lean meats; 1 fat

    Side Suggestions: Winter Vegetables
    Preheat 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 Salad
    Top bagged, prewashed mixed greens with your favorite dressing.

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