Pork Chops and Pasta

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by Mayra Verduzco

 

Ingredients: (for two persons)

• 2 Pork Chops (315 calories each)

• 1 cup of Spinach or Baby Spinach (7 Calories, Vitamin A 56%, Vitamin C 14%, Calcium 3%)

• 5 Spears of Asparagus (15 calories, 32mg of Potassium, Vitamin A 2%)

• 5 thin slices of Green Bell Pepper (5 calories, Vitamin C 36%, Vitamin B-6 5%, 47mg of Potassium)

• ½ cup of Whole Wheat Pasta Penne (87 Calories…divide ¼ cup each makes it about 45 calories per person.)

• HEB Coleslaw (optional), whichever you can prepare…only half the bag (110 calories/by two persons makes it around 55 calories each)

Cook Porkchops seasoned with a pinch of salt and pepper for about 4 ½ minutes on each side. You can cook it with half a tsp of butter.

In the same pan cook the cup of spinach , slices of green peppers and slices of asparagus for less than 5 min. or until the spinach is cooked.

Cook pasta for 9 min. You can add ¼ tsp of mayo and some herbs to add flavor.

The coleslaw will only be half the bag so just use half the cream sauce in the pack.

Estimated Calories around : 485 Calories each person

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