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Pork with Blueberry Herb Sauce

A different and delicious way to use blueberries, this tangy, sweet-savory sauce would also be great over chicken. The blend of berries and balsamic is wonderful! —Libby Walp, Chicago
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage or 1/4 teaspoon dried sage leaves

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the garlic, pepper, salt and cayenne; sprinkle over pork.
  • In a large ovenproof skillet coated with cooking spray, brown pork chops. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 10-15 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Remove pork and keep warm.
  • Add remaining ingredients to the pan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened, about 8 minutes. Serve with pork.
Editor's Note
If using frozen blueberries, use without thawing to avoid discoloring the batter.
Nutrition Facts
1 pork chop with 1/4 cup sauce: 343 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

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