Tortilla Pork Chop

with squash and lime crema

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

Tortilla and cheese, the classic combination brought to you by a million and one varieties of Mexican cuisine, is perfectly highlighted in this festive dinner. Salty, crunchy goodness triumphantly tops a delicious pork chop, and the squash side, dotted with a lively lime crema, provides the perfect counterbalance to the rich cheese and pork. Light and rich, textured and soft… this meal provides the perfect marriage of contrasts, to go brilliantly with the classic union of tortilla and cheese.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Zucchini
  • 1 Yellow Squash
  • 1 Lime
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • 1 tsp. Chipotle Seasoning
  • Info
    2 oz. Sour Cream
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar-Jack Cheese
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    517
  • Carbohydrates
    17g
  • Fat
    28g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Sodium
    960mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Baking Sheet
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim zucchini and yellow squash ends, halve lengthwise, and cut into ½” half-moons. Halve lime. Quarter one half and juice remaining half. Stem and mince cilantro. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 2 - Roast the Squash
    2

    Roast the Squash

    Place zucchini and yellow squash on prepared baking sheet and toss with chipotle seasoning, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Spread into a single layer and roast in hot oven, 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Squash will finish cooking in a later step. While squash roasts, sear pork chop.

  • Step 3 - Sear the Pork Chops
    3

    Sear the Pork Chops

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add pork chops to hot pan and sear until browned, 2-3 minutes per side. Remove from burner. Pork chops will finish cooking in a later step.

  • Step 4 - Finish the Pork Chops and Squash
    4

    Finish the Pork Chops and Squash

    Coarsely crush tortilla strips. In a mixing bowl, combine crushed tortilla strips, cheese, and 1 tsp. olive oil. Carefully, move squash on one side of baking sheet. Place pork chops in empty space and top with tortilla strip-cheese mixture. Roast until pork chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 6-7 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Make Lime Crema and Finish Dish
    5

    Make Lime Crema and Finish Dish

    In another mixing bowl, combine sour cream and 1 tsp. lime juice. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, drizzling squash with lime crema and garnishing withcilantro. Squeeze lime wedges over to taste. Bon appétit!