Low Carb Pork & Cabbage Dinner

This easy, delicious recipe of pork chops and cabbage, makes an excellent dish for a healthy dinner.  It is light with only 450 calories per serving. Pan seared pork cutlets that are then braised with cabbage, onions and pepitas making the most perfect combo.  This meal turns out super-succulent from the hearty comfort pork cutlets with the red cabbage creates a vibrant vegetable medley that is equal parts flavorful and of course nutritious. This meal is pretty enough to showcase, yet fast enough for weeknight cooking. You can eat it alone or enjoyed with a salad, a side of wild rice or roasted potatoes for a well balanced meal the whole family will love.

Now that the weather is starting to cool, a dish like this low carb pork and cabbage dinner seams like the best way to welcome the fall and comfort food season. the slight sweetness from the cabbage pairs beautifully with  the savory taste of the pork cutlets. The recipe calls for apple cider vinegar and by using this ingredient provides this dish with the most delicious braising liquid for the pork chops. You will enjoy a perfectly cooked easy meal that is full of flavor and healthy.

Low Carb Pork & Cabbage Dinner

Makes 4 servings

Prep time: 25 minutes


1 Red Onion medium, thinly sliced

1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar

1 tsp Lite and Sweet

8 (2-oz) Pork Cutlets

Salt & Pepper lightly season the pork cutlets

4 cups shredded Red Cabbage

1/2 cup roasted and salted Pepitas


Place the thinly sliced onion in a small bowl with 1 Tbsp. vinegar and 1/2 tsp salt and 1 tsp of Lite and Sweet; stir well and set aside.  In a 12-inch skillet heat 1 Tbsp. olive oil over medium-high. Season pork with salt and black pepper. Add half the pork to skillet. Cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden brown. Add cabbage and 2 Tbsp. olive oil to skillet. Heat over medium for 10. minutes or until the cabbage has wilted. Add onion mixture to cabbage along with remaining vinegar and the pipits; toss to coat and serve!

Low Carb Pork & Cabbage Dinner
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