Yield: 6 servings.
6 loin pork chops (1/2 inch thick), trimmed
Salt-free herb seasoning blend and pepper to taste
3/4 cup uncooked long grain rice
1-1/2 cups water
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
In a large skillet coated with nonstick cooking spray, brown pork chops; sprinkle with seasoning blend and pepper. Meanwhile, in a 13- in. x 9-in. x 2-in, baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray, combine rice, water, tomato sauce and taco seasoning; mix well. Arrange chops on top; sprinkle with green pepper. cover and bake at 350° for 1-1/2 hours. Uncover and sprinkle with cheese; return to the oven until cheese is melted.