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Baked sweet-and-sour pork chops

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

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For the pork chops

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • In a baking pan, add the olive oil, honey, lemon zest and juice, rosemary, thyme, the garlics cut in half, salt, pepper, vinegar, and mix with a spoon.
  • Put the pork chops into the marinade, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes. Then, uncover and bake for 45 more minutes.
  • Optionally, we can put the pork chops with the marinade in the refrigerator, for 24 hours, before baking them.

For the tabbouleh

  • In a bowl, add the parsley, bulgur wheat, the mint finely chopped, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, the cucumber cut into cubes, the green part of the spring onions finely chopped, salt and pepper, and then mix.  
  • Transfer the tabbouleh onto a platter along with the pork chops, pour over the sauce, and serve with thyme.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
60 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
65 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
9 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
68 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
16 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
13 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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