On this particular evening, I didn’t cook. My husband and my 11-year-old daughter took care of everything. They decided to use our Costco thick cut pork chops and stuff them. We’ve never stuffed pork chops at this house. We usually buy them already stuffed from our local meat market, Kenricks, however this time they decided to make some Sievers stuffed chops home-made.
These pork chops are my favorite recipe of 2014 thus far! If you like gouda cheese, bacon, and spinach, then this recipe is a must. Wow, it was absolutely delicious.
Stuffed Pork Chops
- 6 thick cut Pork chops (Costco pork chops are ideal)
- 1/2 Pound of Smoked Gouda (shredded)
- 8 slices of cooked Bacon (chopped)
- 1 Cup of fresh Spinach (chopped)
- Salt and Pepper for Taste (prefer Sea Salt)
- 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil
- Begin by preparing the stuffing. Add the shredded gouda cheese, chopped bacon, and fresh chopped spinach to a medium bowl and mix together. Add salt and pepper for taste. Set aside.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a 9×13 inch pan with cooking spray.
- Lay each chop flat on a cutting board. With a sharp knife held parallel to the cutting board, cut a pocket into the pork leaving three sides in tact. Stuff each chop with the mixture. Sticks or small skewers can be used to keep stuffing together. Lightly salt and pepper each chop.
- In a large skillet, heat olive oil on medium to high heat. Brown pork chops on each side. Then add them to the 9×13 baking dish.
- Bake in preheated oven for approximately 30 minutes or until meat reaches correct internal temperature.