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Marinated Pork Chops with Peanut Parsley Pesto

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

Nutrition Facts

Yield: 4 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 486
Calories From Fat: 315
Total Fat: 35g
Saturated Fat: 8g
Cholesterol: 102mg
Sodium: 541mg
Total Carbohydrates: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 37g

Food Exchange: 1/2 very lean meat, 4-3/4 lean meat, 4-1/2 fat

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Directions:

1. Combine the pork chops, garlic, oil, mustard and lemon zest in a bowl; toss well to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper and place in pan. Cook, until well marked and cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes per side. Transfer to serving plates and keep warm.

3. Meanwhile, combine the parsley, peanuts, basil, garlic and lemon juice in a food processor. Process until chopped, about 1 minute. With the machine running, slowly drizzle in the oil until combined. Add the cheese and pulse to combine.

4. To serve, top each pork chop with 2 Tablespoons of the pesto.

Refrigerate remaining 1/2 cup pesto in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Serve it as a spread on low-carb bruschetta or tossed with a bowl of low-carb pasta.

Recipe and image used with permission and provided by the Peanut Advisory Board.

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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