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Quick Maple Pork Chops with Cranberries
Quick Maple Pork Chops with Cranberries

Quick Maple Pork Chops with Cranberries

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Cook Minutes 30 Min
Prep : 10 Min Cook: 20 Min
This sweet-and-savoury main-dish salad is packed with flavour from the crisp green beans, tart cranberries and zesty dressing.
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2 Servings
Original recipe yields 2 Servings
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3 cups plus 2 Tbsp. water, divided
1/2 cup orzo pasta, uncooked
1 cup cut fresh green beans (1-inch lengths)
2 bone-in pork chops (3/4 lb./340 g)
2 Tbsp. Kraft Extra Virgin Olive Oil Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, divided
1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
1/4 cup maple syrup, divided
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. soy sauce, divided
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions
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Step 1
Bring 3 cups water to boil in large saucepan. Add pasta; simmer on medium-low heat 8 min., adding beans for the last 3 min.
Step 2
Meanwhile, cook chops in 1 Tbsp. dressing in skillet on medium heat 3 to 4 min. on each side or until chops are browned on both sides and done (160ºF). Remove chops from skillet; cover to keep warm. Add cranberries, 2 Tbsp. syrup, garlic, 1 tsp. soy sauce and remaining water to skillet; cook on medium-high heat 3 to 5 min. or until reduced by half.
Step 3
Drain pasta; rinse. Combine onions, remaining syrup, dressing and soy sauce. Add to pasta; mix lightly. Serve with chops and cranberry sauce.
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Make Ahead
Orzo mixture can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate until ready to serve with the cooked chops. For best flavour, bring orzo mixture to room temperature before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 11 g
Saturated fat 3 g
15 %
Cholesterol 80 mg
Sodium 600 mg
25 %
Carbohydrate 71 g
Fibre 5 g
Sugars 30 g
Protein 36 g
Vitamin A
2 %
Vitamin C
15 %
10 %
25 %
Makes 2 servings, 1/2 recipe (436 g) each.
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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