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Pork chops with pears, kale, and maple-shallot jam
Diabetes-Friendly, Mediterranean, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Soy-Free, Dairy-Free, Family-Friendly
2 Servings, 530 Calories/Serving
A quick jam of shallots, maple syrup, fresh pear, and apple cider vinegar casts an autumnal spell on pork chops, making this lean cut magically rich.
In your bag
- 2 to 4 organic shallots
- 2 organic Bosc or other pears
- 2 sprigs organic fresh thyme
- 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
- 1½ teaspoons apple cider vinegar
- 2 boneless pork loin chops (about 6 ounces each)
- 1 bunch organic Red Russian or other kale (about ½ pound)
Calories: 530, Protein: 45g (90% DV), Fiber: 9g (36% DV), Total Fat: 20g (31% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 13g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.5g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g (18% DV), Cholesterol: 105mg (35% DV), Sodium: 160mg (7% DV), Carbohydrates: 41g (14% DV), Total Sugars: 25g, Added Sugars: (maple syrup): 6g (12% DV).
Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt added to the recipe averages 240mg per serving, or 10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat.
Wash produce before use
Make the maple-shallot jam
- Peel and thinly slice enough shallots to measure ⅔ cup [1⅓ cups].
- Cut the pears lengthwise into quarters and cut away the core; cut each quarter lengthwise into ½-inch-thick slices, then crosswise into ½-inch cubes. Set aside half for the kale.
- Strip enough thyme leaves from the stems to measure 1 teaspoon [2 tsp]. Save any remaining thyme for another use.
While the jam cooks, prepare the pork.
Prep and cook the pork
- Pat the pork dry with a paper towel; season with salt and pepper.
While the pork cooks, prepare the kale.
Prep the kale; cook the pear and kale
- Strip the kale leaves from the stems; coarsely chop the leaves.
- Measure the shallots.
- Strip and measure the thyme leaves.
- Measure the water for the jam.
- Strip the kale leaves.