30 Minute Italian Pork Chop Dinner

30 Minute Italian Pork Chop Dinner

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

20 minutes


30 Minute Italian Pork Chop Dinner

Pork chops with an Italian flair! By using mozzarella cheese and KRAFT zesty Italian dressing, it’s easy to bring a taste of Italy to your pork dinner.

This recipe courtesy of KRAFT®.

Nutritional Information (Per Serving): Calories 480, Total fat 15 g, Saturated fat 5 g, Cholesterol 95 mg, Sodium 940 mg, Carbohydrate 43 g, Dietary fiber 4 g, Sugars 7 g, Protein 41 g, Vitamin A 35 %DV, Vitamin C 80 %DV, Calcium 25 %DV, Iron 10 %DV.

Healthy Living Information:
Low Calorie
Good source of vitamin A or C

Diet Exchange: 2-1/2 Starch,1 Vegetable, 5 Meat (L), 1/2 Fat.

Nutrition Bonus:
The peppers in this low-calorie meal team up to provide a good source of vitamin C. Carb Choices: 3.


  • 2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
  • 4 lean bone-in center-cut pork chops (1-1/2 pounds), 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • 1 each: green and red pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup KRAFT Light Zesty Italian Reduced Fat Dressing
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) Italian-style diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 cup KRAFT 2% Milk Shredded Reduced Fat Mozzarella Cheese


  • 1 COOK rice as directed on package.
  • 2 MEANWHILE, heat large nonstick skillet on high heat. Add chops; cook 2 minutes or until bottoms of chops are browned. Reduce heat to medium; turn chops. Sprinkle with oregano; top with peppers, dressing and tomatoes. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 12 minutes or until chops are cooked through (160ºF).
  • 3 SPOON rice onto serving plates; top with chops. Cover to keep warm. Increase heat under skillet to high; cook vegetable mixture 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are tender and sauce is thickened, stirring occasionally. Spoon over chops; top with cheese.


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