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Seared Pork Chops with Fresh Basil and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Category: Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Lean center-cut pork chops;
  • -(1-1/4 to 1-1/2 lbs)
  • 2 tb Fresh basil; chopped
  • 1/4 c Sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 c Tomato juice
  • 1/2 ts Cayenne pepper sauce; (ie:
  • -Tabasco)
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 ts Freshly ground black pepper


Trim and discard excess fat from chops.

In a large frying pan, Sear the chops. When the chops are browned on the
outside, add the juice, water, hot sauce, salt, and pepper. Cover tightly
and simmer 15 minutes. Add the sun-dried tomatoes and cook for another 10
minutes. Add 1 tbsp of fresh basil, and continue to cook for 8 minutes. Add
remaining basil and cook for 3 more minutes.

To serve, arrange the pork on a plate, and spoon some of the tomatoes and
basil over it.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving: 234 calories; 3g carbohydrates; 23g
protein; 13g fat; 187mg sodium; 81mg cholesterol

Diabetic Exchanges: 3 Medium-Fat; 1 Vegetable

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