Italian Pork Chops-Gundersen Lutheran 500 Club

Published On: Mar 25 2013 01:19:57 PM CDT

Saucy Italian Pork Chops
Makes 4 servings
Getting started Equipment you will need: large skillet, spatula, meat thermometer Do right away when you get home: Action step 1
Ingredients
Cooking spray

4 bone-in pork chops (1 ½ lbs.)

1 (16 oz) package frozen mixed vegetables

1 tsp. dried oregano leaves
1/4 cup light balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1 (14.5 oz) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Action:

1. Spray skillet and heat on medium-high stove. Place chops and vegetables in pan; cook 2 minutes or until bottoms of chops are browned.
2. Turn chops over. Sprinkle with oregano; drizzle with dressing. Cover with tomatoes. Bring mixture to a boil; cover. Simmer on low heat for 12 minutes or until chops are done (meat thermometer reaches 160?), stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with cheese.

Suggested Side Items: orzo pasta and glass of milk

Tips: This recipe also works well with chicken or turkey.

Shopping list: 4 bone-in pork chops (about 1 ½ lbs.) Light balsamic vinaigrette dressing Shredded mozzarella cheese 1 (16 oz) package frozen mixed vegetables 1 (14.5 oz) can Italian-style diced tomatoes

Check for: Cooking spray
Dried oregano leaves