Thyme & Basil Roast Pork with Oriental Rice

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Thyme & Basil Roast Pork with Oriental Rice
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Meal Type Dinner, Lunch
Main Ingredient Fruits, Pork, Rice, Veggies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
3 oz. servings
Ingredients
Thyme & Basil Roast Pork
Oriental Rice
Meal Type Dinner, Lunch
Main Ingredient Fruits, Pork, Rice, Veggies
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings
3 oz. servings
Ingredients
Thyme & Basil Roast Pork
Oriental Rice
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Instructions
Thyme & Basil Roast Pork
  1. Preheat oven to 325ºF. Mix flour, basil, thyme, cinnamon, salt and pepper; rub over pork.
  2. In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown pork on all sides; place in a shallow roasting pan. Cut apple, onion and lemon into 1/2" wedges. Squeeze one lemon wedge over pork; add apple, onion and remaining lemon wedges to pan. Place rosemary over pork.
  3. Roast 45-60 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145ºF. Remove pork, onion and apple to a serving platter; tent with foil. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.
Oriental Rice
  1. Bring water and stock to boil in medium-size saucepan.
  2. Add rice and stir. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet.
  5. Sauté celery & onion over moderate heat for 3 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients, including cooked rice. Fluff with fork before serving.
Recipe Notes

400 Calories

Serve 3 ounces of Pork with:
1/2 cup - Oriental Rice
1 large Red Delicious Apple - sliced and sprinkled with cinnamon and Splenda (or any fruit from the 100 Calorie Fruit List)
Enjoy with a Tall Glass of Diet Green Tea

500 Calories

Serve 3 ounces of Pork with:
1/2 cup - Oriental Rice
Leafy Green Salad from the 100 calorie exchange list (or Broccoli or Green Bean from the 100 Calorie Vegetable List)
1 cup Fresh Pineapple (or any fruit from the 100 Calorie Fruit List)
Enjoy with a Tall Glass of Diet Green Tea

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