Main Dishes

Marinade for Grilled Italian Porkchops

Pork chops have to be one of the easiest meats to grill. The marinade packs a punch with some classic coastal Italian flavors while keeping the meat from drying out during cooking. To prevent flair ups while grilling, keep a spray bottle of water handy during cooking. Spray the water onto the grill, avoiding the meat.

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Marinade
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
juice and zest of 2 large oranges
2 tbs of fresh rosemary leaves, minced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 teasp salt
1/4 teasp pepper
3/4 cup dry vermouth

6 pork loin chops
Place the chops in a gallon sized zip lock bag. Mix the marinade ingredients in a bowl and pour over the chops. Seal the bag and massage the marinade into the meat. Place in the frig overnight or at least 4...
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Nutritions

Calories
227

Sodium
26mg
1% DV

Fat
19g
29% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
0.9g
3% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV