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recipe image Pork with Plantains, Tomatoes & Mango

Pork with Plantains, Tomatoes & Mango

Pork with Plantains, Tomatoes & Mango

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  • Prep time15 min
  • Cooking time10 min
  • PortionsPortions 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. lime juice, divided
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) boneless pork loin chops, (about 12 oz.)
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp. Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 1 ripe plantain, sliced
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 ripe mango, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups hot no salt added black beans

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)

(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Instructions

  1. Toss onions with 2 tablespoons lime juice in medium bowl. Season with salt if desired. Let stand, tossing occasionally, until wilted, about 30 minutes.
  2. Season pork, if desired, with salt and pepper. Melt 1 tablespoon Country Crock® Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook pork, turning once, until done, about 3 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  3. Add remaining Spread, plantains and all but 1/4 cup onions to skillet and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until plantains are lightly browned and onions are softened slightly, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in tomatoes, mango, cilantro and remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice.
  4. Top pork with plantain mixture, then sprinkle with remaining lime marinated onions. Serve with rice and black beans on the side and if desired, lime wedges.
Tip: Serve with a mixed green salad to round out the meal. Cost per recipe*: $7.16 Cost per serving*: $1.79 *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.

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