Slow Cooked Pork Chops and Root Vegetables in Light Green Curry

Pork
Slow Cooked Pork Chops and Root Vegetables in Light Green Curry
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Ingredients

24 ounces pork loin chops (1-inch thick, lean)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
2 parsnips (peeled and cut into 1/2-inch rounds)
2 large carrots (peeled and cut into 1/2-inch rounds)
1 sweet potatoes (OR yams, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes)
13 1/2 ounces light coconut milk (unsweetened)
1/4 cup chicken broth (reduced-sodium)
1 tablespoon green curry paste
2 teaspoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon fresh basil (chopped)

Directions

1Place oil in large skillet over high heat. Pat pork chops dry with paper towels; season pork chops with salt and pepper. Brown chops on each side for 1 to 2 minutes.
2Place parsnips, carrots and sweet potatoes in bottom of a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place pork chops on top of the vegetables.
3Stir together coconut milk, broth, curry paste and brown sugar until combined. Pour over pork and vegetables in slow cooker. Cover and cook at low for 4 to 5 hours (high for 2 to 2 1/2 hours).
4To serve, transfer chops and vegetables to a shallow serving platter. Check seasoning and add fresh basil to sauce. Pour sauce over pork and vegetables.
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NutritionView more

580Calories
Sodium43%DV1040mg
Fat57%DV37g
Protein78%DV40g
Carbs9%DV28g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories580Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat37g57%
Saturated Fat22g110%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol80mg27%
Sodium1040mg43%
Potassium1520mg43%
Protein40g78%
Calories from Fat330
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate28g9%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars10g20%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.