Meal Kit

Shallot-Demi Boneless Pork Chop

with thyme carrots and mashed potatoes

Prep & Cook Time: 40-50 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk

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Classic can mean so many things: rock, cars, -al music. But food can be classic, too! The mighty pork chop, the noble carrot, the delectable mashed potatoes… all the fixings for a classic dinner, coming together in your kitchen. Top some (or all!) of it with a rich shallot demi, and you’ll see how amazing a classic dinner can be. Tip: To peel the carrot with less effort, lay it down on your cutting board peel one half, rolling it as you peel. (Be sure to peel in a motion away from you!)

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Green Onions
  • 1 Shallot
  • 8 oz. Carrot
  • ½ tsp. Seasoned Salt Blend
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • 12 oz. Yukon Potatoes
  • Info
    4 tsp. Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
  • 3 Thyme Sprigs
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    660
  • Carbohydrates
    51g
  • Fat
    31g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1080mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pot

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 chicken breasts, follow same instructions as pork chops in Steps 1 and 4, cooking until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side.

  • If using ribeye, follow same instructions as pork chops in Steps 1 and 4, cooking until browned and steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side. Rest, 3 minutes. Halve to serve.

  • If using NY strip steak, follow same instructions as pork chops in Steps 1 and 4, cooking until steak reaches minimum internal temperature, 9-11 minutes per side. Rest, 3 minutes. Halve to serve.

  • If using mahi-mahi, pat dry, halve, and season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Follow same instructions as pork chops in Step 4, cooking until mahi-mahi reaches minimum internal temperature, 3-4 minutes per side.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim and thinly slice green onions on an angle, keeping white and green portions separate. Peel and cut potatoes into evenly-sized large chunks. Stem and mince thyme. Peel, trim, and cut carrot on an angle into ¼" slices. Peel and halve shallot. Slice thinly. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  2. 2

    Make the Mashed Potatoes

    Bring a medium pot with potato chunks covered by water to a boil. Cook until fork-tender, 14-18 minutes. Reserve 1 cup potato cooking water. Drain potatoes in a colander and return to pot. Add sour cream, half the butter (reserve remaining for sauce), white portions of green onions, half the seasoning blend (reserve remaining for carrot), and 2 Tbsp. reserved potato cooking water. Mash until smooth. If too dry, add additional potato cooking water, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Cover and set aside. While potatoes boil, roast carrot.

  3. 3

    Roast the Carrot

    Place carrot slices on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 tsp. olive oil and remaining seasoning blend. Spread into a single layer and roast until fork-tender, 15-17 minutes. Toss roasted carrot with thyme. Baking sheet will be hot! Use a utensil. While carrot roasts, cook pork chops.

  4. 4

    Cook the Pork Chops

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Place pork chops in hot pan and cook until golden brown and chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Remove pork chops to a plate and tent with foil. Rest, 3 minutes. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  5. 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Return pan used cook pork to medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add shallot to hot pan and stir occasionally until tender, 3-4 minutes. Add demi-glace and 2 Tbsp. water. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, remove from burner and stir in remaining butter until melted. If too thick, add water, 1 tsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, spooning sauce on pork and topping mashed potatoes with green portions of green onions. Bon appétit!

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