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Tuscan Parmesan Pork Chops Recipe

Tuscan Parmesan Pork Chops Recipe

These pork chops are all dressed up! First they’re bathed in a zesty marinade, then they’re coated with crunchy nuts and cheese for a special main dish with mass appeal. —Jeanne Holt, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup zesty Italian salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (7 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped hazelnuts

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine salad dressing and mustard. Add the pork; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In a shallow bowl, combine cheese and hazelnuts. Coat chops with cheese mixture. Place on a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 400° for 14-18 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop: 462 calories, 32g fat (9g saturated fat), 104mg cholesterol, 935mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein

Reviews for Tuscan Parmesan Pork Chops

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MY REVIEW
rhonda1
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2013

"Way better recipes out there!! They were very hard to brown. Took way longer than stated and they tasted awful. No one would eat them>"

MY REVIEW
bjsilve0
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"They never browned and had to stick them under the broiler. They were so wet between the marinade and the spray on the pan that the coating was left on the pan and we had to spoon it over the chops. For the cost of the hazelnuts, this is just not worth the trouble."

MY REVIEW
aug2295
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"These were beautiful and tasty. I used a thicker pork chop and they took about 30-35 min to bake but the crust was a beautiful golden brown, so it didn't hurt the dish. Not sure how much the marinating really added."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.