Quick-cooking and easy to work with, lean cuts of pork can work in all sorts of dishes.
Pork Chops with Tangy Red Currant Sauce
Time: 30 minutes
Flavor Hit: Grated lemon rind perks up ordinary peas.
Serve with Mashed Potatoes: Place 2 cups frozen precut baking potatoes (such as Ore Ida Steam n' Mash) in a bowl. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons 2% reduced-fat milk, 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; mash potatoes. Sprinkle with additional pepper, if desired. CALORIES 88; FAT 3.5g (sat 0.6g); SODIUM 251mg
Serve with Lemon-Mint Peas: Place 2 cups frozen green peas and 2 tablespoons water in a bowl; cover. Microwave at HIGH 3 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon chopped mint, 1 teaspoon butter, ½ teaspoon grated lemon rind, ¼ teaspoon pepper, and 1/8 teaspoon salt; toss. CALORIES 68; FAT 1.3g (sat 0.7g); SODIUM 86mg