Grilled Lemon-Basil Pork Chops with Lemon-Basil Orzo

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Grilled Lemon-Basil Pork Chops with Lemon-Basil Orzo
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Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in ribeye pork chops (about 3/4-inch thick)
  • 3 lemon (small)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh basil (chopped)
  • 8 ounces orzo
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. 1Zest and juice lemons. In a small bowl, combine lemon zest, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, and basil. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the mixture. Transfer remaining mixture to a large resealable bag and add pork. Set aside for 30 minutes, turning occasionally.
  2. 2Meanwhile, prepare orzo according to package directions. Drain and return orzo to the pot. Stir in reserved lemon-basil mixture and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  3. 3Prepare a grill to medium-high heat and lightly oil the grate. Remove pork from marinade; discard marinade. Season pork with salt and pepper and grill until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F, about 4 minutes per side. Remove chops from grill and let rest 3 minutes.
  4. 4Serve chops with orzo.
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NutritionView more

330Calories
Sodium8%DV200mg
Fat17%DV11g
Protein18%DV9g
Carbs18%DV54g
Fiber28%DV7g

PER SERVING *

Calories330Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat11g17%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium200mg8%
Potassium290mg8%
Protein9g18%
Calories from Fat100
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate54g18%
Dietary Fiber7g28%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.