Healthy Recipes

Southwestern Pork Stir-fry
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Water 3 tablespoons
Cornstarch 1 teaspoon
Boneless pork loin chops, cut into ½-inch pieces 2 (5-ounce)
Cumin 1 teaspoon
Olive oil 2 teaspoons
Garlic clove, minced 1
Red onion, sliced ½
Yellow bell pepper, sliced into ¼-inch strips ½
Jalapeno, seeded and minced (optional) ½
Large tomato, seeded and cut into wedges 1
Salt ¼ teaspoon
Freshly ground pepper to taste
Cilantro, chopped 1 tablespoon

  1. In a large bowl, combine water and cornstarch. Stir in cumin and toss with pork. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or large, deep skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion, and sauté 2-3 minutes, until tender. Add bell pepper and jalapeno, and sauté an additional 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add pork mixture to pan and stir-fry about 5-7 minutes, until pork is cooked through. Reduce heat to low and stir in tomato, salt, pepper, and cilantro, and continue cooking 1-2 minutes.

4 medium-fat meats; 1.5 vegetables; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Brown Rice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 383
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 7.5 g
Sodium 378 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.5 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 30 g
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