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Cherry Balsamic Pork Chops

Cherry Balsamic Pork Chops

with Garlic Herb Couscous and Roasted Broccoli

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Part sweet, part tangy, and all-around delicious—that’s the thick and super-flavorful cherry balsamic glaze that’s drizzled over these pork chops. It’s got just the right balance of flavors, bringing some fruit-forward sophistication and an irresistible sweetness. Because it’s such a show-stealer, we’ve kept the sides simple with broccoli and buttered couscous so the meat and sauce can shine. And boy, do they steal the show.

Allergens:MilkWheat

Produced in a facility that processes milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, and soybean.

Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

2 unit

Shallot

2 tablespoon

Garlic Herb Butter

(ContainsMilk)

1 unit

Chicken Stock Concentrate

½ cup

Couscous

(ContainsWheat)

12 ounce

Pork Chops

8 ounce

Broccoli Florets

5 teaspoon

Balsamic Vinegar

2 tablespoon

Cherry Jam

Not included in your delivery

3 teaspoon

Vegetable Oil

¼ teaspoon

Sugar

1 tablespoon

Butter

(ContainsMilk)

Salt

Pepper

Nutrition Values/ per serving
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/ per serving
Energy (kJ)3222 kJ
Calories770 kcal
Fat36 g
Saturated Fat16 g
Carbohydrate68 g
Sugar22 g
Dietary Fiber5 g
Protein44 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Sodium460 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.
Utensils
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Medium Pot
Baking Sheet
Large Pan
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Prep
Prep
1

Adjust rack to upper position and preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash and dry all produce. Halve and peel shallots. Finely mince one and thinly slice the other.

Cook Couscous
Cook Couscous
2

Melt half the garlic herb butter in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Add minced shallot. Cook, stirring, until just softened, 2-3 minutes. Stir in 1 cup water, half the stock concentrate, and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil. Add couscous, remove from heat, and cover. Keep covered until ready to serve.

Roast Broccoli
Roast Broccoli
3

Toss broccoli on a baking sheet with a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Roast under browned and tender, 10-15 minutes.

Cook Pork
Cook Pork
4

Pat pork dry with paper towels; season all over with salt and pepper. Heat a drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook until browned and cooked to desired doneness, 4-6 minutes per side. Turn off heat; remove from pan and set aside, covered.

Make Sauce
Make Sauce
5

Heat another drizzle of oil in same pan used to cook pork over medium heat. Add sliced shallot and cook, stirring, until lightly browned, 4-5 minutes. Pour in vinegar and let simmer until slightly reduced, about 1 minute. Stir in jam, ½ cup water, and remaining stock concentrate. Simmer until thickened, 3-5 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and ¼ tsp sugar (to taste). Turn off heat. Add 1 TBSP plain butter and stir until melted. Return pork to pan; flip to coat in sauce.

Finish and Serve
Finish and Serve
6

Fluff couscous with a fork; stir in remaining garlic herb butter. Divide couscous, broccoli, and pork between plates. Top pork with any remaining sauce.