Friday, March 22, 2019

Nut Stuffed Pork Chops

Pork is very high in protein and vitamin D and low in saturated fat. Combing the pork chops with fat from the nuts and goat cheese in this recipe and you’ll meet your Keto goals. Serves 4 Total Time: 50 minutes 


3oz of goat cheese 
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pine nuts
1/4 cup toasted almonds, chopped 
1 teaspoon thyme 
4 center-cut pork chops, butterflied
Salt and pepper, to taste 
2 tablespoons olive oil 


Preheat oven to 400F. In a small bowl combine the cheese, nuts and thyme. Season chops with salt and pepper inside and out. Stuff with the cheese mixture, pushing filling to the bottom of the cut section. Secure with a wooden toothpick through the meat. In a skillet add the oil and heat on med/high. Sear chops on both sides until browned, about 10 minutes. Transfer chops to a baking dish and bake in oven, about 20 minutes. Remove toothpicks and serve. Yum Yum! 

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