For some purpose we do not prepare dinner pork chops that usually and, come to consider it, I do not know why?? 1. Pork Chops have a lot taste! 2. They're simple to prepare dinner! 3. They completely go nice with just about any aspect dish!

For this recipe the pork chop is seared to perfection, filled with ham and cheese then completed within the oven. This is one in every of my favourite dinners. This tacky pork chop is significantly juicy and tremendous simple to make.

Cutting the energy

We're all the time making an attempt to chop each calorie potential when developing with new recipes or re-imagined recipes. One of one of the best methods to chop energy is by slicing oils once they aren't wanted. I imply, it makes us loopy when watching a cooking present and the chef takes a bottle of olive oil and simply drizzles a ton of it over the meat or they soften a stick of butter to prepare dinner a very nice steak or pork chop. Of course, its going to be good, who would not love a bit of meat that has been pan seared in butter and olive oil!??! We have discovered the trick although; by including spices and utilizing the olive oil extra sparingly, you get an much more scrumptious tasting meal that is not overloaded with fats and energy.

Every tablespoon of olive oil is 119 energy and Butter is 102 Calories. So, if a recipe requires 3 Tablespoons of olive oil and you narrow it again to 1/2 Tablespoon, it saves nearly 300 energy!!!. I do know olive oil and butter each have well being advantages, and I'm not suggesting completely slicing them out, simply reduce and all the time measure how a lot is getting used.

Hey, one in every of our favourite sayings is we did not achieve weight by including some recent herbs to a dish. But toss in half a stick of butter (and even olive oil) to dishes and the kilos do begin to pile on.

Easy Cheesy Stuffed Pork Chops

This is such a simple technique to make a creamy tacky pork chop. First factor to do is combine the cheese and herbs. Then roll the cheese with skinny sliced ham. Wrap it in plastic wrap after which place the rolls within the freezer for not less than half-hour. This retains the cheese from melting away whereas cooking the pork chops.

Make positive to purchase this thickest pork chops potential. Two inch pork chop will work nice. I believe the toughest a part of this recipe is to chop the pork chop in half. Cut from the highest of the bone to the middle all the way down to the underside of the bone.

Preheat the oven to 350 levels. Season the pork chops with sea salt and black pepper. Then place 1/2 Tablespoon of olive oil in a big oven secure sauté pan. Heat the oil over excessive warmth. When the oil is sizzling, about 30 seconds, place the pork chops within the pan and brown both sides. Should take 3 to 4 minutes per aspect.

Get the ham/cheese combination out of the freezer. Carefully place the ham rolls within the heart of the pork chop. Use a fork to open the aspect of the pork chop you narrow and place the ham in the midst of every pork chop. I typically use a tooth choose to carry the pork chops closed and the ham stays in place.

Place the oven secure sauté pan with the pork chops within the oven and bake for 20 minutes or till cooked absolutely via.

Serve along with your favourite veggie. We had ours with broccoli and a few baked potato slices. Serve these simple tacky stuffed pork chops and ENJOY!!!!


  • Rinse the pork chops beneath cool water and pat dry with a paper towel. I do that as a result of typically there's bone residue on the pork chops from when they're lower.
  • Use 97% fats free skinny sliced ham
  • Save energy by utilizing Low Fat Whipped Cream Cheese
  • To preserve the cheese from melting away, freeze the Ham and Cheese rolls for not less than half-hour earlier than beginning to prepare dinner the pork chop
  • Serve with Cauliflower Rice as a substitute of normal rice.

Easy Cheesy Stuffed Pork Chop

This Easy Cheesy Stuffed Pork Chop recipe will likely be your new favourite one pan dinner. Creamy cheese, ham, and herbs fill a superbly seared pork chop.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pork Chop, Stuffed
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Calories: 322kcal
Author: Belly Laugh Living


  • 2 Large Pork Chops
  • 8 Slices Thin sliced 97% fats free smoked ham
  • 4 Tablespoons Whipped Cream Cheese Any kind of Herb flavored cream cheese can be utilized. Or use plain cream cheese and blend in 1 Tablespoon chopped herbs (Sage, Thyme and Oregano)
  • 2 teaspoons Coarse Sea Salt About 1/2 Teaspoon per aspect
  • 2 teaspoons Ground black pepper About 1/2 Teaspoon per aspect
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Olive Oil


  • Place One Tablespoon (Herb Flavored) Cream Cheese in two slices of skinny sliced ham. Make two for every pork chop.
  • Place the ham cream cheese rolls within the freezer for not less than half-hour. This retains the cheese from melting away whereas cooking
  • Butterfly the pork chops
  • Salt and Pepper the Pork Chops on each side. Let the Pork Chops set at room temperature for half-hour
  • Preheat Oven to 350 levels.
    Add olive oil to a big oven secure saute pan and warmth for about 30 seconds
  • Place the pork chops into the oven secure saute pan with the heated olive oil. Sear the pork chops on both sides. About 3 to 4 minutes per aspect. NOTE: Don't power flipping the pork chops. They will simply flip once they have a pleasant sear and are crispy on the outdoors
  • Add the ham and cheese rolls to the middle of the pork chops. Secure the pork chops with toothpicks if wanted.
    Place the oven secure saute pan with the stuffed pork chops within the 350 diploma oven. Bake for 20 minutes till the pork chops are performed. Internal temperature of 160 (Medium) to 170 (Well performed) levels
  • When pork chops are performed take away from oven. Remove the toothpicks and drizzle the drippings over the chops
  • Check out the melted cheese and juice
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 2531mg | Potassium: 566mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg
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