Pork Chops and Butter Bean Salad
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 slice sandwich bread, torn into pieces
- 4 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 scallions, sliced
- kosher salt and black pepper
- 4 1-inch-thick boneless pork chops (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- 1 bunch spinach (4 cups), thick stems removed and leaves thinly sliced
- 1 14-ounce can butter beans, rinsed
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
- Heat oven to 400° F. In a food processor, pulse the bread and 2 tablespoons of the oil to form coarse crumbs.
- Spread the crumbs on a baking sheet and bake until crisp, 5 to 6 minutes. Toss with the scallions, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
- Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Season the pork with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
- Transfer to oven and roast until cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes.
- Toss the spinach, beans, vinegar, oregano, remaining tablespoon oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
- Top the pork with the bread-crumb mixture. Serve with the salad.
- Per Serving
- Calories 434
- Fat 23g
- Sat Fat 6g
- Cholesterol 97mg
- Sodium 1,104mg
- Protein 42g
- Carbohydrate 16g
- Fiber 5g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Bread crumbs can be toasted in the microwave: Spread them on a plate, cook on high for 1 minute, toss, and repeat until they begin to turn golden.