Baked Mexican Pork Chops
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Mildly zesty and fresh Mexican-style topping over these pork chops make for a great and simple weeknight dinner. It’s great not to worry about dinner on busy weeknights, when you have this in the freezer...just thaw in the fridge overnight and bake for dinner the next day! Easy peasy!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - boneless pork chops
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) corn
  • 1 - 10 oz diced tom & green chile
  • 1 - Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) shredded Pepperjack cheese
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - 9x13 disposable foil tray(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 F. Lightly spray a small baking dish with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Open and drain the corn. Open and drain the diced tomatoes with green chilies.
  3. In a mixing bowl, toss together the corn, diced tomatoes with green chilies, cumin and garlic powder.
  4. Place the pork chops into the base of the prepared baking dish and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Pour the corn-tomato mixture over the top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 35 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through. Add shredded Pepperjack cheese over the top and let melt, before serving.
  6. Cook the rice, as directed.
  7. Prepare veggies.
  8. Serve Baked Mexican Pork Chops with rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Open and drain 2 cans of corn. Open and drain 2 cans of diced tomatoes with green chilies.
  2. In a mixing bowl, toss together the corn and diced tomatoes with green chilies with 2 Tbsp cumin and 2 tsp garlic powder.

To each disposable tray, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Half of the corn-tomatoes mixture over the pork chops
  • Do not add the shredded cheese at the time of freezing

Cover with foil or lid, add label and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put tray in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a shallow dish of warm water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the oven and baking as directed.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when you omit the cheese topping.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Baked Mexican Pork Chops

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and bake at 375 F for 25 to 35 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.
Serve with rice and veggies.

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