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Pork Chops Ole with Rice

This recipe is a fun and simple way to give pork chops south-of-the-border flair. The flavorful seasoning, rice and melted cheddar cheese make this dish a crowd-pleaser.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 envelope reduced-sodium taco seasoning (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil; sprinkle with seasoning blend and pepper. Meanwhile, in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, combine rice, water, tomato sauce and taco seasoning; mix well. Arrange chops over rice; top with green pepper. Cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese; return to the oven until cheese is melted.

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