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Pork with Squash and Onions

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Enjoy this delicious pork with apples and tender squash that’s ready in 35 minutes – perfect for a dinner.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
teaspoon dried sage leaves
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
4
pork loin or rib chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1 lb)
1
acorn squash (about 1 1/2 lb)
1
medium onion, cut into 1/4-inch slices
1/2
cup chicken broth
1
medium unpeeled cooking apple, cut into eighths

Directions

  • 1 Mix sage, 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper and the garlic; rub on both sides of pork. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook pork in skillet about 6 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cut squash crosswise into 1-inch slices; remove seeds and fibers. Cut each slice into fourths; set aside.
  • 3 Place onion on pork. Pour broth around pork. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Place squash and apple on pork; sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.
  • 4 Cover; simmer about 15 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center and squash is tender.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 290
  • Fat 9g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Sodium 600mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

If you like, you can leave out the fresh acorn squash and serve the squash on the side instead. Just microwave frozen cooked squash as directed on the package, and serve it alongside the pork, onion and apple.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 08/11/2011. 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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
7g
7%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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