Quick-Stuff Pork Chops

Monday, September 8, 2008

Van is getting old enough were he can start "helping" me as I cook dinner. He does little tasks such as inspect the vegetables with his fingers and lick things. It is very cute, although sometimes not helpful at all. But I can appreciate that he wants to be doing whatever I am doing, so I try to include him as much as possible. I can't wait until he is old enough to really participate. I think cooking with your kids can be really fun. And if making dinner is something I have to do anyways I might as well be doing it with them. With only seven steps, this dinner is really simple. But it also looks nice and tastes good. The way the recipe is right now it is only meant serve two people (and that is all it serves) but it can easily be increased to serve more.

Serves: 2
Start to Finish: 20 min
Recipe By: Katie Koziolek


1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp rubbed sage
1/8 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
2 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
1 TBSP butter or margarine
4 TBSP chopped celery
4 TBSP chopped onion
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
1 cup chicken broth
1 1/2 cup herb-seasoned stuffing


1. Combine thyme, sage, salt, and pepper
2. Sprinkle on both sides of pork chops
3. In a skillet, cook chops in butter for about 5-6 min on each side or until juices run clear
4. Transfer to a serving platter and keep warm.
5. In the pan drippings, saute celery, onion and carrot over medium heat until tender
6. Stir in broth and stuffing; heat through
7. Spoon over chops; serve immediately.