15 Minute Meal Kit

Lemon Cream Pork Chop with Pecan Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts

stovetop cooking

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Cook Within: 4 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Tree Nuts (Pecans)

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Bright lemon and rich cream are such a lovely combination together; like the best partnerships, each brings out something of the other that makes the whole better. The combination makes this pork chop a whole lot better, too, and it was already starting from a tender, meaty, delightful place. Working together makes everything better!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Cubed Butternut Squash
  • 4 oz. Shredded Brussels Sprouts
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • Info
    ½ oz. Roasted Pecans
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • 1 Lemon

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    604
  • Carbohydrates
    25g
  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    42g
  • Sodium
    1177mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium 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 ahi tuna, follow same instructions as pork in Step 1, cooking until tuna reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-5 minutes per side. Tuna is often enjoyed medium-rare (pink in the middle). For medium-rare, cook 1-2 minutes per side. Consuming raw or undercooked tuna may increase your risk for food-borne illness.

  • If using chicken breasts, follow same instructions as pork in Step 1, cooking until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side.

  • If using sirloin steaks, follow same instructions as pork in Step 1, cooking until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Rest, 3 minutes.

  1. 1

    Cook the Pork Chops

    Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add pork chops to hot pan and cook undisturbed until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Flip chops. Cover, and cook until chops are browned and reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 3-5 minutes. Remove chops to a plate and tent with foil. Rest, 3 minutes. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean. While pork chops cook, prepare ingredients.

  2. 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Halve lemon lengthwise. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half. Mince garlic.

  3. 3

    Cook the Vegetables

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp olive oil. Add butternut squash to hot pan and stir occasionally until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes. Add ¼ cup water. Cover, and stir occasionally until squash is tender, 4-5 minutes. Uncover, and stir in Brussels sprouts, garlic, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Cook until tender, 2-3 minutes. Top with pecans and remove from burner. While vegetables cook, make sauce.

  4. 4

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to cook pork to medium-heat heat. Add cream base, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, and ¼ tsp. salt to hot pan. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, remove from burner. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pork chops with sauce and squeezing lemon wedges over meal to taste. Bon appétit!

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