• 4 porterhouse (bone-in loin) pork chops, 1 1/4- inch thick
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups mixed summer squash, sliced
  • vinaigrette dressing
  • 2 tart green apples, cored and sliced into thin rings
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Season chops with salt and pepper. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat source for 6-8 minutes per side until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time. Serve immediately with vegetable medley and cinnamon apples.

Vegetable Medley: Steam summer squash and carrots. Toss with your favorite vinaigrette dressing.

Cinnamon Apples: Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Saute apple rings until tender, 5-6 minutes. Sprink with brown sugar and cinnamon. Stir gently to blend.

Serves 4

Simply broiled pork chops accompany sautéed apples and a favorite vegetable for a simple but satisfying supper.  Add a salad and breadsticks to complete the meal.

Calories: 329 calories

Protein: 24 grams

Fat: 17 grams

Sodium: 206 milligrams

Cholesterol: 74 milligrams

Saturated Fat: 5 grams

Carbohydrates: 21 grams

Fiber: 4 grams