Mexican Pork Chops and Rice Recipe

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Mexican Pork Chops and Rice
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  1. Pre-heat oven to 350.
  2. In a large saucepan combine the tomatoes, 2 jalapeno peppers (quartered), 1 onion (quartered), 3-4 cloves garlic (whole), 3/4 of the bell pepper (sliced) and salt and pepper to taste. Cook over medium high heat until the peppers and onions are tender.
  3. While the sauce is cooking, dice the remaining jalapeno, onion, garlic, and bell pepper. Set aside.
  4. In a large deep skillet fry pork chop strips over medium heat until fully cooked and tender (no need to add oil).
  5. When the pork chops are fully cooked, pour the tomato mixture into a blender until liquified. Pour over pork chops in skillet, cover and simmer on low heat.
  6. While that is simmering, cook the rice according to directions. Saute the diced peppers, onion, and garlic in oil until tender. Pour cooked rice into sauted ingredients and mix well.
  7. Pour rice into 13x9 baking dish, pour pork chop mixture over rice and cover with shredded cheese. Bake uncovered for 10-15 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 579.93 Kcal (2428 kJ)
Calories from fat 119.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.28g 20%
Cholesterol 31.98mg 11%
Sodium 702.43mg 29%
Potassium 228.49mg 5%
Total Carbs 99.85g 33%
Sugars 2.59g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7.06g 28%
Protein 21.07g 42%
Vitamin C 32mg 53%
Vitamin A 0.5mg 16%
Iron 10.1mg 56%
Calcium 200.3mg 20%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 240.87 Kcal (1008 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.66 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.52g 20%
Cholesterol 13.28mg 11%
Sodium 291.75mg 29%
Potassium 94.9mg 5%
Total Carbs 41.47g 33%
Sugars 1.08g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.93g 28%
Protein 8.75g 42%
Vitamin C 13.3mg 53%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 16%
Iron 4.2mg 56%
Calcium 83.2mg 20%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.9
  • 16

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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