Braised Pork Chops
2 boneless loin pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
1/4 cup of flour
1/2 onion sliced thin
½ bell pepper sliced thin
1/4 cup of sliced white mushrooms
1 cup. can of diced Italian tomatoes ( no salt added)
1 clove crushed garlic
1 teaspoon of dried Italian seasoning
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
Sprinkle chops with salt and pepper.
Dredge chops in flour.
Heat oil in a large skillet with ca over.
Brown chops on both sides. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
Add onions, bell peppers, garlic, and mushrooms, and cook for about 10 minutes.
Add tomatoes and seasoning and stir well. Add the pork back into the mixture. Cover and let simmer for about 10 minutes or until the pork is tender.
Serve the pork with spaghetti squash and spoon the pan sauce over the pork and squash.
Baked Spaghetti Squash
1 medium spaghetti squash
Kosher or salt and fresh pepper to taste
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Heat the oven to 375° F.
Cut the squash in half lengthwise, and scoop out the seeds and fibers with a spoon. Place on a baking sheet, cut side up, drizzle lightly with the non-fat olive oil and sprinkle with salt, and pepper,.
Bake for about an hour or until the skin gives easily under pressure and the inside is tender. Remove from oven and let it cool for 10 minutes. Using a fork, scrape out the squash flesh a little at a time. It will separate into spaghetti-like strands.
Place in a serving dish and toss with the seasonings..