Pork Chops with Apples, Sweet Potatoes, and Broccoli
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 plate
- 4 small (3-ounce) pork chops
- 4 tsp wasabi mustard
- 2 apples, cored and thinly sliced
- 1 bunch of broccoli or broccolini
- 2 large sweet potatoes
- Sprinkle of cinnamon
- Toss the sliced apples with cinnamon and place them in the bottom of a large skillet.
- Top with the pork chops and divide the mustard among the chops.
- Bake in an oven preheated to 375 degrees until the pork is done.
- Meanwhile, microwave the sweet potatoes until soft and then place them in the oven with the pork to finish cooking.
- Steam the broccoli or broccolini on top of the stove while the pork chops bake.
- Make your plates: each plate should have some baked apple slices, pork, broccoli, and sweet potato.
- Serves 4. Each serving has 310 calories, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 74 mg cholesterol, 463 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 15 g sugars, and 37 g protein.
- Each serving also has 357% vitamin A, 43% vitamin C, 7% calcium and 11% iron.
- The pork is done when it reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit in the center and is firm to the touch.
- This meal assumes that you have salt, pepper, oil, and cinnamon in your pantry.
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Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.