Pork Cutlets With Sautéed Spinach and Capers
Serves 4| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1 cup couscous
- 1 1-pound pork tenderloin, sliced into 8 pieces, then pounded 1/4 inch thick
- 1/2 cup flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
- kosher salt and black pepper
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- 8 whole grape tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
- 4 cups baby spinach
- 2 tablespoons capers, drained
- Cook the couscous according to the package directions.
- Place the flour on a plate. In a shallow bowl, beat the eggs. In a separate bowl, combine the bread crumbs, parsley, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Dip each cutlet in the flour, then in the beaten egg, then in the bread crumbs.
- Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Working in batches, cook the cutlets until golden and cooked through, 2 to 3 minutes per side, using 2 more tablespoons oil for the second batch. Transfer to plates.
- Wipe out skillet. Heat the remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add the tomatoes, vinegar, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook for 7 minutes.
- Add the spinach and capers. Cook until the spinach wilts, about 1 minute. Divide the pork among plates and top with the spinach mixture. Serve with the couscous.
- Per Serving
- Calories 422
- Fat 19g
- Sat Fat 2g
- Cholesterol 127mg
- Sodium 1,132mg
- Carbohydrate 32g
- Fiber 4g
- Sugar 6g
- Protein 31g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
Sliced steak can be used in this recipe in place of pork.