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Pork Chops with Nectarine Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

4 servings

As a dietitian, I’m always looking for ways to make meals healthy and delicious. These juicy chops are fast, too. —Suellen Pineda, Victor, New York
Pork Chops with Nectarine Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 medium nectarines or peeled peaches, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon honey, optional

Directions

  1. Sprinkle pork chops with seasonings. Dredge lightly with flour. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook chops until a thermometer reads 145°, 4-5 minutes per side. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  2. Add onion to same pan; cook and stir over medium heat 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add nectarines; cook until lightly browned on both sides. Stir in broth and, if desired, honey; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, until nectarines are softened and sauce is slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Serve with chops.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with 1/2 cup sauce: 330 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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