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Smoked Pork Chops With Pasta & Cheese

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  Smoked pork loin chops 1 1⁄4 Pound (4 Pieces, Each About 3/4 Inch Thick)
  Wagon wheel pasta/Rotelle / bow shaped pasta 6 Ounce
  Frozen petite peas 10 Ounce (1 Package)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 10 Ounce, chopped (1 Large Size)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Low fat milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shredded swiss cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)

In a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, brown chops well, about 10 minutes total.
Remove from pan; keep warm.
As meat browns, bring about 3 quarts water in a 5- to 6-quart pan to boiling on high heat.
Add pasta and cook, uncovered, just until tender to bite, about 8 minutes.
Hit package of peas against a counter to break peas apart.
Stir into cooked pasta; drain and set mixture aside.
As water heats, melt butter in frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add onion; stir often until limp, about 6 minutes.
Stir in flour; remove the pan from heat and smoothly stir in milk, mustard, and pepper.
Return sauce to heat and stir until boiling.
Add cheese and mix until melted.
Remove from heat, add pasta, and mix well.
Pour pasta onto platter with meat.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2237 Calories from Fat 635

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 72 g110.7%

Saturated Fat 34 g170.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 383.5 mg127.8%

Sodium 5913.8 mg246.4%

Total Carbohydrates 234 g78%

Dietary Fiber 24.6 g98.4%

Sugars 51.5 g

Protein 164 g328.5%

Vitamin A 143.6% Vitamin C 125.8%

Calcium 145.8% Iron 60.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Smoked Pork Chops With Pasta & Cheese Recipe