Nutty Blue Cheese-Stuffed Pork Chops

By March 28, 2018 June 6th, 2018 Pork, Pork Entrees, Recipes
Nutty Blue Cheese-Stuffed Pork Chops

Makes: 4 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

4 bone-in pork loin rib chops, 1 1/4-inch thick
1/2 c carrot, shredded
1/4 c pecans, chopped
1/4 c crumbled blue cheese (1 ounce)
1 green onion, thinly sliced
1 t Worcestershire sauce
1/4 c plain yogurt
4 t flour
3/4 c milk
1/2 t chicken bouillon granules
Dash ground black pepper
2 T crumbled blue cheese (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat the grill to medium heat.
  2. For stuffing
    • Stir together carrot, pecans, 1/4 cup blue cheese, green onion and Worcestershire sauce in small bowl.
    • Cut opening in each chop from the outer side; widen opening into pocket, being careful not to cut through the other side of the chop.
    • Fill pockets in chops with equal amounts of the stuffing.
    • Secure with toothpicks.
  3. Place on grid and grill until internal temperature is 160ºF. (check temperature in thickest part of meat).
  4. For sauce
    • Stir together yogurt and flour in small saucepan.
    • Whisk in milk, bouillon granules and pepper.
    • Cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, whisking constantly.
    • Cook and whisk for 2 minutes more.
    • Stir in 2 tablespoons blue cheese, if desired.
  5. Remove toothpicks from chops.
  6. Spoon sauce over chops.

Recipe courtesy of National Pork Board.

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