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Cheesy Couscous-Stuffed Pork Chops

Prep Time: 25 min  |  Cook Time: 30 min  |  Servings: 5
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Cheesy Couscous-Stuffed Pork Chops
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
30 min
Servings
5

Try this new take on meat and potatoes! Couscous blended with Sargento® Shredded 4 State Cheddar® Cheese is a creamy companion to succulent pork chops.

Ingredients
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) Sargento® Shredded 4 State Cheddar® Cheese
  • 5 thick pork chops
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 5 toothpicks
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.Prepare couscous according to package directions. Stir in cheese; season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Slice each chop from the side in the middle half way through to create a pocket. in small bowl, combine paprika, salt, oregano, pepper, garlic and onion; season the chops both inside and out.
  3. Spoon couscous into the chops. Sprinkle olive oil over each chop. Close each chop with a toothpick. Place on lightly greased baking pan. Cook, uncovered, 30 minutes.