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Tex-Mex Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

These easy Tex-Mex pork chops won a contest for me. Salsa, cumin and green chiles give them the kick they need to earn their name. —Jo Ann Dalrymple, Claremore, Oklahoma
Tex-Mex Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (5 ounces each)
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chiles
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. In a large skillet coated with butter-flavored cooking spray, saute onion until tender. Add pork chops; cook over medium heat until a thermometer reads 145°, 5-6 minutes on each side.
  2. Combine the salsa, chiles, cumin and pepper; pour over pork. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop: 223 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 433mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 5g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable.

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