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Pesto-topped Pork Loin
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
Boneless pork loin chops 2 (6-ounce)
Pesto sauce 2 tablespoons
Reduced-sodium chicken stock (plus more as needed) ½ cup


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F.
  2. Heat oil over medium-high heat in an oven safe skillet. Add pork and sear for 2-3 minutes on both sides, until browned. Top with pesto sauce and pour broth around.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the pork registers 165˚F. While in the oven, add additional broth if necessary. Let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Exchanges
5 lean meats; 2 fats

Side Suggestions: Baked Potato Fries
Wash and scrub 1 large Russet potato. Slice into thin strips. Toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil and place on a nonstick baking sheet. Bake at 425˚F for 15-20 minutes. (

Side Suggestions: Steamed Broccoli and Baby Carrots


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Calories 376
Total Fat 25.5 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Sodium 857 mg
Total Carbohydrate 2.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Protein 34.5 g
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