Sage and Maple Roasted Pork and Squash

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

4
bone-in pork loin chops, 1/2 inch thick (about 1 3/4 lb)
1
medium unpeeled buttercup squash, cut into 4 wedges
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2
teaspoon dried sage leaves
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
cup real maple or maple-flavored syrup
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Place pork chops and squash in pan. Sprinkle squash and both sides of pork chops with seasoned salt, sage and garlic powder; rub with fingers to distribute evenly.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix maple syrup and butter. Brush about half of mixture over pork and squash. Cover pan with foil.
  • 3 Bake 40 minutes. Turn pork chops over. Brush pork and squash with maple mixture. Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes longer or until pork is no longer pink and squash is tender.

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Tips

Expert Tips

In place of the buttercup squash, you could use butternut or acorn squash.

Buttercup squash is green and shaped like a turban. Butternut squash is yellow and shaped like a peanut. Both are sweet and mild with firm yellow flesh.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
160
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
7g
34%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
270mg
11%
Potassium
640mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
17g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.