Quick and easy pork recipes are the ideal weeknight dinner. We've gathered our best pork recipes so you can pick which one fits your table, and your appetite! Quick-cooking and easy to work with, lean cuts of pork can work in all sorts of dishes. Skip takeout and make Mu Shu Pork Wraps. Add crunch to our weeknight dinner plan by making Breaded Cutlets served over a drool-inducing Root Veg Mash. Surprise your palate by feasting on Broccoli-Bacon Skillet Pizza. Pick a few quick and easy pork recipes to try this week; you won't be sorry.
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