Pork Chop with Pistachio Gremolata

with zucchini corn sauté

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Tree Nuts

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

"Oh, pistachio… roll me over pistachio." Those are the words to the famous Van Morrison song from the early 70s, and we'll stand by that. Why would one sing about dull dominoes when there's a salty, crunchy pistachios, combined with parsley and Parmesan for the most groovy of gremolatas. This provides every bite of succulent pork with the perfect nutty companion. Deliciousness like this? Lord have mercy.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 5 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Info
    1 oz. Grated Parmesan
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Zucchini
  • ¼ oz. Parsley
  • Info
    ¾ oz. Roasted Pistachios
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    599
  • Carbohydrates
    23g
  • Fat
    35g
  • Protein
    50g
  • Sodium
    1541mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Coarsely chop pistachios. Mince parsley, leaves and stems. Mince garlic. Trim zucchini, quarter lengthwise, and cut into ½" pieces. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with ½ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 2 - Make the Gremolata
    2

    Make the Gremolata

    Combine parsley, pistachios, 2 tsp. olive oil, 1 tsp. Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish), ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper in a mixing bowl. Set aside.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Pork Chops
    3

    Cook the Pork Chops

    Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add pork chops to hot pan and cook undisturbed until browned, 3-4 minutes. Transfer pork chops to prepared baking sheet, seared side up. Roast in hot oven until pork chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 10-12 minutes. Wipe pan clean and reserve. While pork cooks, make vegetable sauté.

  • Step 4 - Sauté the Vegetables
    4

    Sauté the Vegetables

    Return pan used to sear pork to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add zucchini and corn to hot pan. Cook undisturbed until lightly charred, 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and stir occasionally until zucchini is tender, 2-3 minutes. Remove from burner. Season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish
    5

    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spooning gremolata over pork chops and garnishing vegetables with remaining Parmesan and red pepper flakes (to taste). Bon appétit!