In this easy main dish recipe, pork chops are paired with farro and spinach in a zesty peanut butter-lime sauce. This one-skillet meal will be on the table in under 30 minutes and requires minimal cleanup.

Diabetic Living Magazine
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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small bowl whisk together lime juice, peanut butter, garlic, honey, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/4 teaspoon of the pepper. Sprinkle chops with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper.

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  • In a 12-inch nonstick skillet heat 2 teaspoon of the oil over medium-high. Add chops; cook 7 to 10 minutes or until a thermometer registers 145 degrees F, turning once. Remove from skillet; cover and keep warm.

  • In same skillet heat the remaining 2 teaspoon oil over medium. Add lime mixture, stirring to scrape up crusty brown bits. Add farro; cook and stir until grains are separated. Add spinach; cook and stir until heated through and spinach is beginning to wilt. If desired, season with additional pepper.

  • Serve chops with farro mixture. If desired, sprinkle with walnuts and serve with lime wedges.

Tips

Tip: To toast nuts, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition Facts

352 calories; protein 36.5g 73% DV; carbohydrates 24.8g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 3.6g 15% DV; sugars 2.8g; fat 11.4g 18% DV; saturated fat 2.7g 13% DV; cholesterol 93.2mg 31% DV; vitamin a iu 4590.7IU 92% DV; vitamin c 23.9mg 40% DV; folate 138.1mcg 35% DV; calcium 89.1mg 9% DV; iron 3.9mg 22% DV; magnesium 87.2mg 31% DV; potassium 485.3mg 14% DV; sodium 426.2mg 17% DV; added sugar 2.2g.

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05/16/2019
I used honey with Habanero -it gave the farro/ spinach mix an extra kick. This was delicious and will be making it again. Read More