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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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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.

  • 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.


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; 11.4 g total fat; 2.7 g saturated fat; 93 mg cholesterol; 426 mg sodium. 485 mg potassium; 24.8 g carbohydrates; 3.6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 36.5 g protein; 4591 IU vitamin a iu; 24 mg vitamin c; 138 mcg folate; 89 mg calcium; 4 mg iron; 87 mg magnesium; 2 g added sugar;

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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