Dinner Tonight: Quick and Healthy Menus in 45 Minutes (or Less)

These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

Dinner Tonight: Pork

Quick-cooking and easy to work with, lean cuts of pork can work in all sorts of dishes.

Pork Chops with Grits and Red-Eye Gravy Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry

Pork Chops with Grits and Red-Eye Gravy

Time: 40 minutes

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Serve with Wilted Spinach: Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and 1 teaspoon minced garlic in a large saucepan over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add 1 (9-ounce) package fresh spinach; sauté 2 minutes. Sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon salt. CALORIES 47; FAT 3.6g (sat 0.5g); SODIUM 198mg

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