Veal Chops with Tomato-Pepper Sauce

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Chop chop! We've got another veal meal to power you through the work week: Veal Chops with Tomato-Pepper Sauce! This meal is a no-brainer because it only takes 20 minutes start to finish and it's loaded with 34g of protein as well as powerful vitamins, zinc, fiber and iron, ensuring the nutritional punch is just as powerful as the taste.


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Prep Time:
10 minutes

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Cook Time:
10 minutes

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Total Time:
20 minutes

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Serves:
2


Ingredients:

  • 2 veal loin or rib chops, cut 1 inch thick (about 8 ounces each)

  • salt

Tomato-Pepper Sauce:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion

  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce with basil, garlic and oregano

  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Instructions:

  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place veal chops in skillet; cook 12 to 14 minutes for medium (160°F) doneness, turning occasionally. Season with salt, as desired. Remove veal and keep warm.

  2. Remove drippings from skillet; add oil and heat over medium heat until hot. Add peppers and onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in tomato sauce and crushed red pepper, as desired; simmer 4 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally.

  3. Serve veal chops with sauce.


 
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Nutritional Information Per Serving

336

Calories

34 g

Protein

15 g

Fat

3 g

Saturated Fat

740 mg

Sodium

14 g

Carbohydrates


115 mg cholesterol; 3.7 g fiber; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 15.4 mg niacin; 0.5 mg Vitamin B6; 1.2 mcg Vitamin B12; 2.7 mg iron; 13.5 mcg selenium; 4.0 mg zinc; 121.0 mg choline.