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Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops and Cauliflower Sheet-Pan Dinner

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Chops and Cauliflower Sheet-Pan Dinner
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

Herbed bacon-wrapped pork chops and lemony roasted cauliflower come together in a simple sheet-pan dinner the whole family will love. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
packages (10 oz each) fresh cauliflower florets (about 5 cups)
3
tablespoons olive oil
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
8
strips bacon
4
boneless center-cut pork loin chops, 3/4 inch thick (about 1 lb)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
1
teaspoon finely grated lemon peel

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Spray bottom of 18x13-inch rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss cauliflower, 2 tablespoons of the olive oil, the salt and red pepper. Spread cauliflower mixture evenly in sheet pan. Roast 20 minutes; stir.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, place bacon on microwavable plate. Cover; microwave on High 3 to 4 minutes or just until edges begin to brown but are still soft and pliable.
  • 4
    Rub pork chops with remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil; sprinkle with thyme, rosemary and black pepper. Arrange 2 bacon pieces over top of each pork chop, and place in sheet pan with cauliflower, tucking ends of bacon underneath each pork chop.
  • 5
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of pork chop reads at least 145°F. Garnish cauliflower with lemon peel before serving.

Expert Tips

  • Precooking the bacon is necessary to ensure doneness at end of cook time.
  • Serve with additional chopped fresh herbs, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
37%
Saturated Fat
6g
31%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
800mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
3g
Protein
31g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
60%
60%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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