Healthified Smothered Pork Chops

44% less sodium • 38% less fat • 41% less sat fat than the original recipe—see the comparison. We kept the flavor and chopped the fat in a hearty meal that won't weigh you down! From Live Better America.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

6
boneless pork loin chops (4 oz each)
1
teaspoon canola oil
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1
package (8 oz) sliced fresh mushrooms (3 cups)
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed 98% fat-free cream of mushroom soup with 45% less sodium
1/4
cup water
1/2
teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4
teaspoon dried sage or thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/2
cup fat-free sour cream

  • 1 Trim any visible fat from pork chops. Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork chops; cook about 4 minutes on each side or until slightly browned. Remove pork chops from skillet; set aside.
  • 2 In same skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and mushrooms; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 3 Stir in soup, water, soy sauce, sage and pepper until well mixed. Heat to boiling. Return pork chops to skillet; spoon some of the sauce over pork. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 12 to 15 minutes, stirring and turning pork chops occasionally, until pork is no longer pink in center.
  • 4 Stir in sour cream until well blended and smooth. Cook, stirring constantly, just until hot. Serve pork chops with mushroom mixture.

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the original.

Reduced-fat sour cream can be used instead of the fat-free sour cream.

Serve with cooked brown rice or your favorite pasta for a hearty meal.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.