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Pork Chops Mole

Mole sauce or paste, a spicy sauce made with chocolate, cinnamon, dried red pepper and other ingredients, can be found in the Mexican section of your local supermarket.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Mexican diced tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons mole sauce or paste
  • Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown pork chops in 1 tablespoon oil on both sides; remove and set aside. In the same skillet, saute the onion and green pepper in remaining oil until crisp-tender.
  • Add tomatoes and mole sauce; stir to combine. Return pork chops to the pan. Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until meat is no longer pink. Serve with rice if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 351 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 553mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 3g fiber), 34g protein.

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