Pork Chops in Green Mole Sauce

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Prep Time
45
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

8 servings

These pork chops are packed with unexpected ingredients, from tomatillos to pumpkin seeds to cilantro. Bonus: You can use the leftovers to make tostadas.

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  • Blend 1/4 cup dressing, water, tomatillos, pumpkin seeds and 1/4 cup cilantro in blender until smooth; set aside.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. of the remaining dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chops; cook 5 to 7 min. or until browned on both sides, turning after 4 min. Remove from skillet; cover to keep warm. Add remaining dressing and onions to skillet; cook 2 to 3 min. or until onions are tender. Return chops to skillet; cover with tomatillo mixture. Bring to boil; cover. Cook on medium-low heat 10 to 12 min. or until chops are done (145ºF). Remove chops from skillet, reserving sauce in skillet; cover chops to keep warm.
  • Stir cream cheese into sauce; cook, uncovered, 3 min. or until cream cheese is melted and sauce is well blended, stirring frequently. Spoon over chops; sprinkle with remaining cilantro.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a crisp mixed green salad and side of hot cooked rice to round out the meal.

Creative Leftovers

Serve half of the recipe for dinner tonight. Refrigerate leftovers and use to make pork tostadas to serve at a later meal.

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds

Heat large skillet on medium heat. Add pumpkin seeds; cook until toasted, stirring constantly to prevent burning. When the pumpkin seeds start to pop and release their aroma, they are done. Remove from heat and let cool.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 17g
Saturated fat 5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 260mg
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 28g
   
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 8 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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