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Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Chops

Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Chops will surprise you with the oozing creamy filling as you cut through the tender meat.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Stuffed Pork Chops
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 710 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops bone-in or boneless - look for thicker chops
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 1/2 small onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan freshly grated
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Instructions

  1. Place a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Add oil and once hot, add onion, cook stirring for 1 minute.
  2. Add garlic, stir and cook for another 30 seconds.
  3. Add spinach, stir and cook until wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and set aside the pan.
  5. To the same bowl add cream cheese, sour cream, mayo, mozzarella, Parmesan, pepper flakes and Italian seasoning. Taste and adjust for salt and pepper.
  6. Using a sharp knife, cut pockets in the thickest part of the pork chops, not all the way through.
  7. Stuff with the spinach and cheese mixture.
  8. Place the cast iron pan back on the stove, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and heat over medium heat.
  9. Once hot, add pork chops and cook 4-6 minutes per side or until golden and cooked through. Cook in batches, two at a time.
  10. Serve over mashed potatoes.

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Nutrition Facts
Spinach Dip Stuffed Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving
Calories 710 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Fat 55g85%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 154mg51%
Sodium 771mg34%
Potassium 848mg24%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 2715IU54%
Vitamin C 7.3mg9%
Calcium 368mg37%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.