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South of the Border Pork Chops

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


•    6 boneless pork chops, 3/4-inch thick
•    3 Tbsp. taco seasoning (or to taste)
•    2 tsp. olive oil
•    Salsa


Rub pork chops on both sides with taco seasoning. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Cook pork chops for 8-10 minutes until they reach an internal temperature of 160 F. Turn once. Top with salsa and serve with cooked rice and a salad.

The next evening, slice the refrigerated chops into strips and wrap in soft flour tortillas with lettuce, tomato, onions, olives, salsa and light sour cream for a quick meal.

Makes 4( plus 4 follow-up servings) servings.

Per 2 pork chop serving: about 250 calories, 16 grams (g) of fat, 2 g of carbohydrate, and 23 g of protein.

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