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Healthified Smothered Pork Chops

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44% less sodium • 38% less fat • 41% less sat fat than the original recipe. We kept the flavor and chopped the fat in a hearty meal that won't weigh you down!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

6
boneless pork loin chops (4 oz each)
1
teaspoon canola oil
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup with 45% less sodium
1/4
cup water
1/2
teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon dried sage or thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • 1 Trim any visible fat from pork chops. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook about 4 minutes on each side or until slightly browned. Remove pork chops from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in soup, water, soy sauce, sage and pepper until well mixed. Heat to boiling. Return pork chops to skillet; spoon some of the sauce over pork. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring and turning pork chops occasionally, until pork is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Stir in sour cream until well blended and smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, just until hot. Serve pork chops with mushroom mixture.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 40
  • Fat Reduced By 7g
  • Sodium Reduced By 220mg
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

The Original vs. Healthified

Live Better America lets you enjoy your favorite dishes without worry or guilt. Our nutritionists switch ingredients, reduce amounts and use other kitchen tricks to turn the original recipes into Healthified recipes that are good and good for you.

Before After
1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon canola oil
1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1/4 teaspoon salt 1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup with 45% less sodium
1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
280 (before)
240 (after)
Sodium
 
 
500 mg (before)
280 mg (after)
Total Fat
 
 
18 g (before)
11 g (after)

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.

Reduced-fat sour cream can be used instead of the fat-free sour cream.

Serve with cooked brown rice or your favorite pasta for a hearty meal.

Ratings & Reviews

We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 07/19/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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