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Orange Pork Chops

Orange Pork Chops

51 Ratings
51 Ratings
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Makes: 2 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Sweet potatoes and oranges are a wonderful pairing to pork chops.  Enjoy this flavorful dish with a side of brown rice. 

Ingredients

  • 2 pork chops
  • 1 sweet potato (peeled, medium)
  • 1/2 orange (sliced)
  • cinnamon (dash, optional)
  • salt (dash, optional)
  • black pepper (dash, optional)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

1. In a medium skillet, brown pork chops in a small amount of oil.

2. Cut sweet potato into 1/2-inch slices.

3. Place meat and sweet potato slices in a baking dish and top with orange slices; sprinkle with seasonings if desired.

4. Cover and bake for 1 hour until meat is tender.

Fight BAC!... Cook pork to 145 degrees.

Notes

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Source: Utah State University Cooperative Extension, Simply Seniors Cookbook
Utah Family Nutrition Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 prepared pork chop,1/2of recipe (255g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 88 mg
Sodium 119 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 39 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 43 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 612 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 282
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 88 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 39 g
Minerals
Calcium 43 mg
Potassium 612 mg
Sodium 119 mg
Copper 221 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 48 mg
Phosphorus 320 mg
Selenium 53 mcg
Zinc 3 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 467 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.9 mg
Vitamin B12 0.8 mcg
Vitamin C 19 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 17 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.8 mg
Riboflavin 0.4 mg
Niacin 13 mg
Choline 141 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Vegetables 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces

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We used canned yams instead of fresh yams. It tasted really good.
07/19/12
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