Mozzarella, arugula, tomatoes & balsamic vinegar combine to amp up your weeknight meal. You'll fall in love with these Italian Style Smothered Pork Chops!

Italian Style Smothered Pork Chops

Mozzarella, arugula, tomatoes & balsamic vinegar combine to amp up your weeknight meal. You'll fall in love with these Italian Style Smothered Pork Chops!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 315kcal
Author: Kylee Cooks

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • 3 slices prosciutto
  • Salt and pepper
  • 6 thinly sliced pork loin chops
  • 8 oz fresh mozzarella cut into thin slices
  • 2-3 large tomatoes chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 2 Tbs balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet, then add the prosciutto.  
  • Cook until the prosciutto is crispy. Remove and set aside.
  • Season the pork chops with salt and pepper, then cook, flipping, until golden brown and cooked through (140F). This should take only 3 minutes per side, but will depend on thickness of chops.
  • Remove the pork and top with mozzarella slices - keep warm in tented tinfoil, or place in the oven under "warm" temperature.
  • In the same skillet, add the garlic, tomatoes and cook until tomatoes begin to soften, scraping the skillet to get up all the delicious brown bits.
  • Add the arugula, and toss until the arugula wilts. Season with a little salt and pepper.
  • Add the balsamic vinegar and cook 1 more minute.

To Serve

  • Place a pork chop on each plate, and top with the prosciutto. Add the tomato/arugula mixture over the top.
  • Devour.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 334mg | Potassium: 682mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 755IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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