Meal Kit

French Onion Pork Chop

with green beans almondine

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Tree Nuts (Almonds), Milk

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Carb Conscious
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We've French onion-ed everything from our parking lot to our Christmas cookies, and now we've found the absolutely perfect vessel; a succulent pork chop. Pork, we've found, is the natural and best host for the sweet onion and gooey cheese. Who knows what we'll add onions and cheese to next.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • 8 oz. Green Beans
  • 1 Shallot
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    1 oz. Shredded Swiss Cheese
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    ¾ oz. Roasted Garlic & Herb Butter
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    ½ oz. Sliced Almonds
  • 1 tsp. Onion Salt

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Oven-Safe Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using whole chicken breasts, follow same instructions as pork chops in Steps 1, 4, and 5, cooking until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes per side, adding topping and cheese, then broiling until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes.

  • If using sirloin steaks, follow same instructions as pork chops in Steps 1, 4, and 5, cooking until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes per side, adding topping and cheese, then broiling until steaks reach minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes. Rest, 3 minutes. Steak thickness can vary; if you receive a thinner steak, we recommend checking for doneness sooner.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Peel and thinly slice shallot.

    Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with half the onion salt (reserve remaining for green beans) and a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Make the Topping

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat with 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Add shallot to hot pan and stir occasionally until golden brown, 8-10 minutes.

    Remove from burner. Transfer shallot to a mixing bowl and add softened cream cheese, half the Swiss cheese (reserve remaining for topping), and a pinch of salt. Stir until combined, then set aside. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  3. 3

    Cook the Green Beans

    Return pan used to cook shallot to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil.

    Add green beans to hot pan and cook undisturbed, 1 minute.

    Add 1/4 cup water, remaining onion salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cover, and cook until tender, 6-8 minutes.

    If green beans need more time, add 2 Tbsp. water and stir occasionally, 1-3 minutes.

    Uncover, and stir in butter and almonds until butter is melted. Remove from burner.

    While green beans cook, continue recipe.

  4. 4

    Start the Pork Chops

    Place a medium oven-safe non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

    Add 1 tsp. olive oil and pork chops to hot pan. Cook undisturbed until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes per side.

    If pan becomes dry, add additional 1 tsp. olive oil.

    Remove from burner. Pork chops will finish cooking in a later step.

  5. 5

    Finish Pork Chops and Finish Dish

    Top pork chops evenly with topping and remaining Swiss cheese.

    Place pan under hot broiler. Broil until cheese is melted and bubbling and pork chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 2-3 minutes.

    Don't text and broil! Keep an eye on the broiler as cheese may burn easily. Pork thickness can vary; if you receive a thinner chop, we recommend checking for doneness sooner.

    Remove from broiler. Pan handle will be hot! Use an oven mitt. Rest, 3 minutes.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card. Bon appétit!

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