Southern Baked Pork Chop

with hot honey and cheddar-cauliflower mash

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Baked pork chops, breaded and delectable, is a preparation not only Southern but traditional: We can remember our own Northern grandmothers serving the exact same thing. Well, not exactly. Many Southern cooks and Northern grandmothers might not have cauliflower mash in their roasting Rolodex, but the cheesy perfection of this veggie delight is a stunner. And my grandmother had never heard of hoy honey in her life unless it was a Benny Goodman dance craze, but it elevates every bite of pork in this dish from sublime to earth-shattering. Here's to all our grandmothers, and their pork chops that inspire us.

In Your Box (serves 2)

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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
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    1 oz. Sour Cream
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    0.84 oz. Mayonnaise
  • ½ fl. oz. Honey
  • ¼ fl. oz. Cholula Hot Sauce
  • 2 tsp. BBQ Spice Rub
  • 12 oz. Cauliflower Florets
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
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    3 Tbsp. Pretzel Breading

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    569
  • Carbohydrates
    25g
  • Fat
    30g
  • Protein
    46g
  • Sodium
    1430mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Pot

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
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    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut cauliflower florets into 1” pieces. In a mixing bowl, combine honey and hot sauce (to taste). Set aside. In another mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise and half the spice rub (reserve remaining for pork chops). Set aside. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with remaining spice rub and a pinch of salt and pepper. If using chicken, pat dry and season same amount.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Pork Chops
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    Prepare the Pork Chops

    Place pork chops on prepared baking sheet. Brush or spoon mayonnaise-spice rub mixture on pork chops and top with pretzel breading, pressing gently to adhere. If using chicken, follow same instructions.

  • Step 3 - Roast the Pork Chops
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    Roast the Pork Chops

    Roast pork chops in hot oven until pork reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 12-14 minutes. If using chicken, roast in hot oven until chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 17-20 minutes. While pork chops roast, make cauliflower mash.

  • Step 4 - Make the Cauliflower Mash
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    Make the Cauliflower Mash

    Bring a medium pot with cauliflower, ½ cup water, and ½ tsp. salt to a boil over medium-high heat. Once boiling, stir occasionally until water is completely evaporated, 10-12 minutes. Remove from burner. Add sour cream, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, and a pinch of pepper and mash until creamy. If pork chop is still roasting, cover cauliflower and set aside.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish
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    Finish the Dish

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing pork chop on hot honey. Bon appétit!

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