Mediterranean Pork Chops
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
A savory marinade and sauce with great Mediterranean flavors! Goes great with pork chops, chicken thighs and chicken breasts too!

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 4 - small boneless pork chops
  • 2 - Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 - Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 - 15 oz. can(s) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 - small red onion(s)
  • 1 - cup(s) kalamata olives
  • 1 - Tbsp dried oregano
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Side: - pasta**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Open the diced tomatoes.
  2. Dice the red onion.
  3. In a Dutch oven, add the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and brown both sides of the pork chops. Stir in the diced tomatoes with their juices. Add the diced red onion and kalamata olives into the tomato sauce. Sprinkle in the oregano and salt and pepper to taste. Reduce heat to medium and cook for 15 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.
  4. Cook the pasta as directed.
  5. Prepare the veggies.
  6. Serve Mediterranean Pork Chops over pasta with veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Dice 1 small red onion.
  2. Open 2 cans of diced tomatoes.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • Half of the diced tomatoes
  • Half of the diced red onion
  • 1 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper

Remove as much air as you can and seal. Freeze up to 6 months in your fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie 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 warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to a Dutch oven and cooking the pork chops and sauce over medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.

Special notes

Serve with gluten free, Paleo/Whole30 side dish, for complete GF or Paleo/Whole30 meal.

Dairy-Free Modifications

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

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free pasta, or other Paleo side dish like cauliflower rice.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Mediterranean Pork Chops

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and cook pork chops and sauce in Dutch oven for 20 minutes, or until pork chops are cooked through.
Serve with pasta and veggies.

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