Mediterranean Pork Chops

dakitten2 Posts: 888 Member
First dont be thrown off by the list of ingredients. It's very simple to prepare but can be served at any fancy dinner occasion or anytime you want.

Pork Chops:
1 lb thin boneless pork loin chop (4 chops)
cooking spray , to coat
garlic salt , to taste
ground black pepper , to taste

1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup red onion , chopped
2 garlic cloves , minced
1 lemon, juice of
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon whole grain Dijon mustard
¼ teaspoon sea salt
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
½ teaspoon dried oregano
2 (1 ounce) packets Splenda sugar substitute (if too acidic) or 2 (1 ounce) packets sugar , to taste (if too acidic)
2 tablespoons capers
8 ounces grape tomatoes , whole
½ cup pitted kalamata olive , whole

2 tablespoons fresh parsley , chopped to top
feta cheese , to top (optional)

1 Coat the pork chops with spray oil and then sprinkle garlic salt and pepper on both sides.
2 Cook by preferred method: Foreman grill, baked, broiled or stove-top.
3 Place in serving dish.
4 While pork chops are cooking you can prepare the sauce.
5 Heat olive oil in a small skillet over medium heat.
6 Add red onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
7 Add garlic and sauté for 2 more minutes.
8 Add the rest of the ingredients to the olive oil and sauté another 3-5 minutes until heated through.
9 Pour sauce over cooked pork chops.
10 Top with parsley and feta if desired.

Nutritional Facts:
Serving Size: 1 (308 g)

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 292.1

Calories from Fat 100
Total Fat 11.1 g
Saturated Fat 3.2 g
Cholesterol 75.9 mg
Sodium 500.1 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22.6 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 15.5 g
Protein 26.0 g