Tuscan Pork Chop

with cauliflower scampi

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Milk

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Carb Conscious
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Da Vinci, Amerigo Vespucci, Machiavelli, this pork chop… all hail from the region of Italy known as Tuscany. (Well, not the piggy… that we don't know.) The inspiration for this dish hails from Tuscany, sunny and dotted with sunflowers. Brightness abounds, with a tomato-y Parmesan sauce, with a hint of spice making the perfect adornment for the tender and lean pork chop. The cauliflower scampi brings the divine decadence, just as Da Vinci would have drawn. (Well… he didn't draw many vegetables.) Altogether, this meal brings the Tuscan touch into your evening meal. Tip: Make quick work of mincing garlic by smashing the whole clove with the side of your chef's knife. Then rock the knife back and forth, keeping the tip steady by resting your other hand over the top.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    ½ oz. Grated Parmesan
  • Info
    ⅗ oz. Butter
  • 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • ¼ oz. Parsley
  • ¼ tsp. Red Pepper Flakes
  • Info
    2 tsp. Chicken Demi-Glace
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • 12 oz. Cauliflower Florets
  • 12 oz. Boneless Pork Chops
  • 2 Garlic Cloves

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    571
  • Carbohydrates
    15g
  • Fat
    37g
  • Protein
    45g
  • Sodium
    1165mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

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

Before You Cook

  • 1

    Roast the Cauliflower

    Cut cauliflower florets into bite-sized pieces. Place cauliflower on prepared baking sheet and toss with 1 Tbsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Massage oil and seasoning into cauliflower. Spread into a single layer. Roast in hot oven until browned and tender, 20-25 minutes. While cauliflower roasts, prepare ingredients.

  • 2

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice. Stem and mince parsley. Mince garlic. Pat pork chops dry, and season both sides with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Season one side with half the seasoning blend (reserve remaining for sauce).

  • 3

    Make the Scampi Butter

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add butter, garlic, and a pinch of salt to hot pan and stir constantly until golden brown, 2-3 minutes. Once golden brown, immediately transfer scampi butter to a mixing bowl. Set aside. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  • 4

    Cook the Pork Chops

    Return pan used to make scampi butter to medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add pork chops to hot pan, seasoned side down. Cook until golden brown and chops reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 5-7 minutes per side. Transfer pork chops to a plate and tent with foil. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  • 5

    Make Sauce and Finish Dish

    Return pan used to cook chops to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add demi-glace, tomato, remaining seasoning blend, ¼ cup water, and 1 tsp. Parmesan (reserve remaining for cauliflower) to hot pan. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, stir occasionally until slightly thickened, 1-3 minutes. Remove from burner and add red pepper flakes (to taste). Add roasted cauliflower, parsley, and remaining Parmesan to bowl with scampi butter. Stir to combine. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping pork chop with sauce. Bon appétit!

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