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Keto Stuffed Pork Chops

This flavorful one-pan meal only takes about half an hour to get on the table. Keto stuffed pork chops are perfect for those busy weeknights when you want something than take-out. With 37 grams of fat, 41 grams protein, and 3 net carbs, you won’t have any trouble hitting your daily macros!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 25–30 minutes
Serves: 4

Keto Stuffed Pork Chops

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless 1″ pork chops
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 12 oz fresh spinach, rinsed and dried
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened and divided
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar-free chicken broth

Directions:

  1. Cut each pork chop with a sharp knife along one side to form a pocket, being careful not to cut all the way through. Season each side with salt and black pepper, to taste, and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic over medium heat in a large, high-sided skillet. Cook until garlic turns fragrant and golden brown, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  3. Working in batches if necessary, add fresh spinach to the skillet and cook until it wilts, stirring constantly.
  4. Add 3 ounces of the cream cheese and sour cream to the skillet and stir until spinach is coated and the cheese is completely melted. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and remove from heat. Let cool slightly before stuffing each pork chop with an equal amount of the spinach mixture, removing all of the spinach mixture from the pan in the process.
  5. Add remaining tablespoon olive oil to the same skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add stuffed pork chops to hot skillet and cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side or until pork is browned and cooked through. Remove pork chops from skillet and transfer to a serving dish. Cover with foil to keep warm and set aside.
  6. Add chicken broth and remaining cream cheese to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat. Scrape up brown bits from the bottom of the pan while stirring to incorporate the cream cheese into the sauce. Continue cooking until sauce is reduced by one half, approximately 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  7. To serve, spoon some pan sauce over each stuffed pork chop and enjoy immediately.

Keto Stuffed Pork Chops

Jenn
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Recipes
Cuisine Keto
Servings 4
Calories 514 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil divided
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic finely minced
  • 12 oz fresh spinach rinsed and dried
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened and divided
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth

Instructions
 

  • Cut each pork chop with a sharp knife along one side to form a pocket, being careful not to cut all the way through. Season each side with salt and black pepper, to taste, and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic over medium heat in a large, high-sided skillet. Cook until garlic turns fragrant and golden brown, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Working in batches if necessary, add fresh spinach to the skillet and cook until it wilts, stirring constantly.
  • Add 3 ounces of the cream cheese and sour cream to the skillet and stir until spinach is coated and the cheese is completely melted. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and remove from heat. Let cool slightly before stuffing each pork chop with an equal amount of the spinach mixture, removing all of the spinach mixture from the pan in the process.
  • Add remaining tablespoon olive oil to the same skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add stuffed pork chops to hot skillet and cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side or until pork is browned and cooked through. Remove pork chops from skillet and transfer to a serving dish. Cover with foil to keep warm and set aside.
  • Add chicken broth and remaining cream cheese to the skillet and cook over medium-high heat. Scrape up brown bits from the bottom of the pan while stirring to incorporate the cream cheese into the sauce. Continue cooking until sauce is reduced by one half, approximately 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat and season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired.
  • To serve, spoon some pan sauce over each stuffed pork chop and enjoy immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Keto Stuffed Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 514 Calories from Fat 333
% Daily Value*
Fat 37g57%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Polyunsaturated Fat 20g
Cholesterol 137mg46%
Sodium 656mg29%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 41g82%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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