Honey-Orange Pork Chops with Sweet Potato Mashers | Steamed Green Beans

Prep time: 20 minutes Marinade time: 30 minutes + Cook time: 30 minutes

per serving: 373 calories; 22 grams protein; 15 grams total fat; 4 grams fiber; 6 grams saturated fat; 38 grams carbohydrates; 74 mgs cholesterol; 135 mgs sodium; 10 WW points plus

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Honey Orange Pork Chops with Sweet Potato Mashers

Ingredients

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning

1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

1/8 teaspoon coarse salt

4 bone-in pork chops

2 tablespoons honey

4 medium sweet potatoes

2 tablespoons butter

Instructions


[1]
Whisk the orange juice, olive oil, Cajun seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and salt in a large bowl. Pierce the pork chops in several places with a fork, then add to the bowl with the marinade and turn to coat. Let marinate 30 minutes or up to 2 hours. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
[2]
Transfer the pork chops to a baking pan coated with cooking spray, reserving the marinade.Bake the chops 15 minutes, then turn and continue baking until slightly golden, about 10 more minutes.
[3]
Preheat the broiler. Whisk the honey into the reserved marinade and brush onto the chops. Broil until golden and a thermometer inserted into the center registers 145 degrees F, about 4 minutes per side. Let rest 5 minutes.
[4]
Meanwhile, pierce the sweet potatoes in a few places with a fork and microwave until soft, about 20 minutes. Cut in half and scoop the flesh into a bowl. Add the butter and a dash of Cajun seasoning and mash; season with salt. Serve the pork chops with the mashed sweet potatoes and drizzle with the pan juices.

Steamed Green Beans

Ingredients

1 pound green beans

2 tablespoons butter

coarse salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions


[1]
Trim the green beans. Add to a steamer basket over boiling water and steam the beans for 710 minutes or until bright green. Remove to a bowl and toss with butter and salt and pepper.