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Monday, December 20, 2010

Low-Point Mexican Style Pork

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With the Christmas season upon us, you're probably looking for a lot of holiday dessert recipes that will delight your guests and satisfy your holiday cravings. This "Points in My Life" blog contains a lot of delicious dessert recipes; however, you're not supposed to have dessert until after you eat your supper! :) Here is a very enjoyable crock pot recipe that only contains four ingredients. Easy, low-point, and delicious...all the criteria you need to lick your plate clean!


Low-Point Mexican Style Pork
Ingredients:
- 5, lean pork chops (not too thin)
- 1, 20 oz. jar of salsa (mild or spicy)
- 1, 4 oz. can chopped chiles
- 1, 15 oz. can of black beans, drained and rinsed
Place pork chops in crock pot and add salsa and chiles. Cook for 6 hours. Five minutes or so before you serve, add the black beans and stir until they're hot. If you'd like a printer-friendly version of this recipe, Click Here. (The picture below shows this meal served over 1/2 cup Uncle Ben's rice.)
Total servings = 5
Serving size = 1
Points per serving = 3.5
(served over 1/2 cup rice) = 5.5 points