Pork Chops Veracruzana June 11 2012 1 Comment

Pork VeracruzanaServes 2
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1 bag Skinny Dip Noodles, any shape
2 4-oz boneless pork chops, trimmed
1 cup jarred salsa
1/2 small onion, thinly sliced
1 jalapeno, seeded & minced
1 teaspoon oil
1/4 teaspoon sugar  
1/8 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
garlic powder & pepper to taste
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Generously season pork  with garlic salt and pepper.  In a small bowl stir together salsa, pepper flakes and sugar. In a small bowl add onion, drizzle with oil and toss to coat.
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Heat small nonstick skillet. Spread onion slices across the bottom of the pan.  Place pork on top, drizzle with salsa and sprinkle with jalapenos.
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Cover and cook 20-30 minutes or until very tender.  Serve over noodles or add noodles to the sauce during the last 5 minutes.  
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Tip:  The sugar gently balances the acid in the salsa for only 1/2 carb per serving.
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Nutritional Breakdown
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Calories:  134.....Carbs:  6 grams.....Protein:  14 grams......Fat:  5 grams
Fiber:  1 grams.....Potassium:  261 mg.....Sodium: 739 mg