Italian Pork Chop

With Mozzarella Baked Tomatoes and Green Beans

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

This healthy, tasty dish boasts the flavors of Italy on three levels: herb-rubbed pork chops, peppery pan-roasted green beans, and cheese-smothered Roma tomatoes that taste like guilt-free pizza. The infusion of fresh herbs and delicious, juicy bone-in pork chops will leave you saying "Dio mio!" This isn't your Nonna's cooking - it's better.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Parsley Sprigs
  • 2 Roma Tomato
  • 3 Oregano Sprigs
  • 3 Basil Sprigs
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 6 oz. Green Beans
  • 16 oz. Bone-in Pork Chop
  • Info
    2 oz. Shredded Mozzarella
  • ½ fl. oz. Balsamic Vinegar
  • ½ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    588
  • Carbohydrates
    10g
  • Fat
    27g
  • Protein
    77g
  • Sodium
    552mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Grill Pan or Outdoor Grill
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Prepare a baking sheet with foil or use a nonstick baking sheet. Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Stem and mince parsley. Halve Roma tomatoes lengthwise. Stem and mince oregano. Stem and mince half the basil and thinly slice the other half for garnish. Mince garlic. Trim green beans. Rinse pork chops and pat dry.

  • Step 3 - Roast Tomatoes
    2

    Roast Tomatoes

    Place tomato halves on the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle halves with 1 tsp. of olive oil, then evenly distribute shredded mozzarella on the halves. Place ⅓ of the oregano and ⅓ of the minced basil on top of the cheese. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper, and bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until cheese starts to brown.

  • Step 4 - Cook Pork Chops
    3

    Cook Pork Chops

    Preheat a grill or grill pan over medium heat, and lightly coat with non-stick cooking spray. Season pork chops on both sides with 1 tsp. of olive oil, remaining minced basil (leaving strips for garnish), remaining oregano, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook pork chops on grill for 4-6 minutes per side, or until internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165 degrees.

  • Step 5 - Saute the Green Beans
    4

    Saute the Green Beans

    In a medium pan over medium heat, place 2 Tbsp. water and green beans and cover with a lid. Let steam for about 3-4 minutes, remove lid, and drizzle with 2 tsp. olive oil. Cook for about one minute and add the minced garlic. Cook for 30 seconds and add the balsamic vinegar. Cook for an additional minute, season with a pinch of salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes to taste.

  • Step 6 - Plate the Dish
    5

    Plate the Dish

    Place two tomato halves on a plate, then arrange pork chop and green beans next to tomatoes. Repeat for other serving. Garnish with chopped parsley.