Caprese Pork Chops
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Updated May 25, 2017
teaspoon fresh-ground pepper
oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
pint cherry tomatoes, halved
Heat a cast iron grill pan over high heat. Drizzle with olive oil.
Season pork chops with salt and pepper and place in hot grill pan. Cook 4 to 5 minutes. Flip pork chops and cook on second side for 3 to 4 minutes more.
Top each pork chop with slices of mozzarella. Transfer to oven. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until cheese melts and pork chops are cooked through (internal temperature of 145°F).
Top with tomatoes and fresh basil before serving.
- To Grill: Cook pork chops over a grill heated to high, then flip to second side and reduce heat to medium-low. Place cheese on top of pork chops, close the grill and cook until cheese is melted and meat is cooked through (internal temperature of 145°F).
More About This Recipe
- Summer wouldn’t be the same without Caprese—that killer combo of ripe tomato, fresh mozzarella and fragrant basil. And while we’re always up for a Caprese salad, these simple Caprese Pork Chops take top honors for summertime meals.Prepare in a grill pan on the stovetop, finishing in the oven. Or cook on the backyard grill. Serve with corn on the cob, a crisp green salad or crusty French bread for a perfect menu pair.Whether making this as a quick weeknight meal, or prepping it for a neighborhood BBQ, Pork Chop Caprese is a craveable classic.