Pork chops stuffed with tomatoes and spinach

Gluten Free
Health score
53%
Pork chops stuffed with tomatoes and spinach
45 min.
4
374kcal
16.03%sweetness
100%saltiness
26.83%sourness
21.42%bitterness
68.51%savoriness
70.69%fattiness
100%spiciness

Ingredients

  • Tbs olive oil 
  • cloves garlic minced
  •  sun-dried tomatoes diced in oil
  • 200 pkt spinach fresh cleaned
  • 280 spinach frozen thawed
  • 0.5 tsp salt 
  • 0.5 tsp pepper black
  • 0.3 tsp thyme dried
  • Tbs feta cheese crumbled
  • 0.3 cup cream cheese 
  •  pork chops boneless
  • cup chicken broth 
  • 0.5  lemon zest 
  • Tbs juice of lemon 
  • tsp dijon mustard 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • frying pan
  • oven
  • toothpicks
  • aluminum foil
  • microwave
  • meat tenderizer

Directions

  1. Warm the 1 tablespoon olive oil in a medium saute pan over medium heat and add the garlic and cook about 1 minute.
  2. Add the sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, salt, pepper, and thyme. Cook until combined, for 2 more minutes.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a medium bowl and add the feta and the cream cheese. Stir to combine and set aside.
  4. Thinly beat with a meat mallet each chop.
  5. Place of the spinach and sun-dried tomato mixture on the each chop, fold in half and secure with a wooden or metal toothpick. Season the outside of the pork with pepper.
  6. In a small bowl combine the chicken broth, lemon zest, lemon juice, and mustard.
  7. Warm the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add the pork and cook for 5 minutes per side until golden and cooked through.
  9. Transfer the pork to a side dish and tent with foil to keep warm.
  10. Add the chicken broth mixture to the skillet over medium-high heat. Scrape up the bottom of the pan and cook for 8 minutes to reduce the broth by half.
  11. Before serving spoon some sauce over the pork.
  12. *Cook spinach in a microwave oven with 2 tablespoons water for 2 minutes on MAX (this way you preserve all the vitamins).

Nutrition Facts

Calories374kcal
Protein38.52%
Fat52.13%
Carbs9.35%

Properties

Glycemic Index
45
Glycemic Load
0.75
Inflammation Score
-10
Nutrition Score
39.88%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
0.37mg
Hesperetin
1.09mg
Naringenin
0.1mg
Luteolin
0.37mg
Kaempferol
3.19mg
Myricetin
0.2mg
Quercetin
2.04mg

Taste

Sweetness:
16.03%
Saltiness:
100%
Sourness:
26.83%
Bitterness:
21.42%
Savoriness:
68.51%
Fattiness:
70.69%
Spiciness:
100%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:373.63kcal
18.68%
Fat:21.9g
33.69%
Saturated Fat:8.5g
53.11%
Carbohydrates:8.83g
2.94%
Net Carbohydrates:5.1g
1.86%
Sugar:1.72g
1.92%
Cholesterol:116.63mg
38.88%
Sodium:894.18mg
38.88%
Protein:36.41g
72.82%
Vitamin K:506.51µg
482.39%
Vitamin A:13212.88IU
264.26%
Selenium:53.65µg
76.64%
Vitamin B1:1.05mg
70.21%
Vitamin B6:1.29mg
64.67%
Vitamin B3:11.89mg
59.47%
Manganese:1.08mg
53.99%
Folate:206.99µg
51.75%
Phosphorus:434.65mg
43.46%
Vitamin B2:0.7mg
41.01%
Magnesium:137.54mg
34.38%
Potassium:1151.47mg
32.9%
Vitamin C:26.87mg
32.57%
Vitamin E:3.92mg
26.16%
Calcium:238.99mg
23.9%
Zinc:3.3mg
21.98%
Iron:3.84mg
21.33%
Vitamin B12:0.97µg
16.14%
Fiber:3.73g
14.91%
Copper:0.29mg
14.5%
Vitamin B5:1.34mg
13.36%
Vitamin D:0.59µg
3.91%
Source:Foodista