smoky pork chops with onions, mushrooms and tomatoes


2 teaspoons butter, divided
3 teaspoons olive oil, divided
1 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
8 oz. sliced mushrooms
4 boneless pork chops, about 1 1/2 lbs. total
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
2 cups diced tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


  1. heat 1 teaspoon each of butter and oil in large sauté pan over medium high heat.
  2. add onion and garlic, sauté until lightly browned, remove from pan.
  3. add 1 teaspoon each of butter and oil, sauté mushrooms until browned, remove from pan.
  4. reduce heat to medium, season pork chops with salt, pepper and paprika.
  5. add remaining oil to pan, brown pork chops, about 2 minutes on each side.
  6. add tomatoes, onions and mushrooms, reduce heat to low and cover pan.
  7. simmer for 5 minutes or until chops reach internal temperature of 145°f.
  8. sprinkle with parsley before serving.

suggestion: serve with cooked pasta and steamed asparagus. to create layers of flavor, brown onions and mushrooms and season meat with smoked paprika.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

serving size 10 oz.
servings 4
calories 330
fat 18g
saturated fat 6g
cholesterol 75mg
sodium 370mg
carbohydrate 11g
fiber 2g
sugars 5g
protein 31g