Pork Chop alla Pizzaiola

with roasted summer squash

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Soy

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Pizzaiola is meant to evoke the classic flavors of pizza sauce. (You can tell from the name!) Our pizzaiola simmers with pork chops, the chops bringing an extra depth to the flavor. Those same chops are served topped with a garlicky-olive relish and paired with squash garnished by nutty Parmesan. Pizzaiola è molto buona!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Zucchini
  • 1 Yellow Squash
  • 2 Green Onions
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 oz. Roasted Red Peppers
  • ½ oz. Pitted Kalamata Olives
  • 2 Boneless Pork Chops
  • 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • 6 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
  • 1 oz. Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    523
  • Carbohydrates
    22g
  • Fat
    34g
  • Protein
    33g
  • Sodium
    1683mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim zucchini and yellow squash ends and cut on an angle into ¼" slices. Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Mince garlic. Cut roasted red peppers into ¼" dice. Cut olives into thin rounds. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with half the Italian seasoning (reserve remaining for squash), a pinch of salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Squash
    2

    Cook the Squash

    Toss zucchini and yellow squash on prepared baking sheet with 2 tsp. olive oil, remaining Italian seasoning, ½ tsp. salt, and ¼ tsp. pepper. Spread into a single layer and roast until vegetables are tender and starting to brown, 12-15 minutes. While vegetables roast, sear chops.

  • Step 3 - Sear the Pork Chops
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    Sear the Pork Chops

    Heat a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. olive oil and pork chops to hot pan and cook until browned, 2-3 minutes per side.

  • Step 4 - Braise the Pork Chops
    4

    Braise the Pork Chops

    Add marinara, ¼ cup water, white portions of green onions, and half the garlic (reserve remaining for relish) to pan with pork chops and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook until pork has reached a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees and marinara has the consistency of a thick pasta sauce, 6-10 minutes. Remove pan from burner and rest chops 5 minutes. While chops braise, make relish.

  • Step 5 - Make the Olive-Pepper Relish
    5

    Make the Olive-Pepper Relish

    Combine roasted red peppers, olives, green portions of green onions, remaining garlic, and 1 tsp. olive oil in a mixing bowl.

  • Step 6 - Finish the Dish
    6

    Finish the Dish

    Spoon pizzaiola sauce on a plate and arrange pork chop on top. Spoon olive-pepper relish over pork and serve roasted squash alongside. Garnish squash with grated Parmesan.