Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze (Video)
Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze will be a hit with everyone who likes the flavor of balsamic vinegar, and this delicious recipe is lower in carbs than you might think because the amount of balsamic vinegar you’re eating is fairly small! Use Pork Recipes to find more recipes like this one.
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Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze!
Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze is a recipe I first made back in 2006! The recipe was adapted from Gourmet magazine, which isn’t even published any more, and when I posted this I confessed that even though I read the magazine for years I hardly ever made anything from it. Most of the recipes from Gourmet always seemed just a bit too fussy for me, but this one from March 2006 was completely a keeper. This is one of those recipes that are so tasty and easy, that you’ll make it over and over if you like these ingredients.
I left out the shallots, which I thought most people wouldn’t have and I couldn’t resist seasoning the pork chops with a bit of Penzey’s Pork Chop Seasoning (affiliate link), but if you don’t have that, I’m sure this would be great without it. I did switch out sweetener for the small amount of sugar the original recipe called for, and even though balsamic vinegar has some sugar, you’re only eating the small amount of sauce that sticks to the meat. If you need to limit sugar more strictly in your diet I bet you could get away with a little less balsamic vinegar, although that change might not produce the beautifully glazed pork chops you see above.
How to Make Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze:
- Trim pork chops and season with Penzey’s Pork Chop Seasoning (affiliate link), salt, and pepper.
- Heat olive oil (preferably in a cast-iron pan) and brown pork chops well on both sides.
- Mix vinegar and sweetener of your choice, add to pan, and simmer until slightly thickened.
- Then add pork chops and cook over medium-low heat until pork chops are cooked through and glazed with sauce.
- Serve hot, and wait for compliments!
Make it a Meal:
This would be delicious with Cauliflower Rice with Garlic and Green Onion.
More Tasty Dinners with Pork:
Roast Pork Loin Filet with Fig Sauce ~ Bellyfull
Low-Carb Grain-Free Breaded Pork Chops with Mustard Sauce ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Pressure Cooker Maple Dijon Pork Chops ~ Pressure Cooking Today
Instant Pot or Slow Cooker Low-Carb Green Chile Pork Taco Bowl ~ Kalyn’s Kitchen
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 400Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 133mgSodium: 337mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 7gProtein: 41g
Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
Even with the small amount of sugar in the balsamic vinegar, I’d still consider Pork Chops with Balsamic Glaze suitable for the South Beach Diet (and pretty low in carbs too) because you’re only eating the small amount of the balsamic glaze that sticks to the meat. If you’d like to reduce carbs/sugar, use an approved sweetener, and possibly even use a bit less balsamic vinegar.
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