One Dish Ranch Pork Chops & Veggies

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Ok folks, hold on to your hats, because today’s dish is one of my new favorite recipes! And I bet that after making it, it’ll be one of your favorites too.


Allow me to explain just why this dish has become so popular in my house (and why I’ve already made it 3 times). First of all, this is truly a one pan meal. Sometimes a recipe will SAY that it’s a one pan meal, but by the time you’ve chopped onions, peeled potatoes, and done all the other prep, you’ve actually got cutting boards, choppers, peelers, knives, measuring spoons, strainers, and practically a sink full of dishes to wash, even though it only cooked in one pan. This recipe will ONLY dirty the one pan you cook everything on, and one knife (and a cutting board if you use one, but I just cut my potatoes right on the granite countertop).

I prepped this entire meal (which means cut potatoes, put everything on the pan, sprinkled with olive oil, seasoning, and garlic) in no more than 5 minutes. 5 minutes! That’s it! Then it just cooks in the oven for about 25 minutes, and the result is a DELICIOUS meal with main course and sides already built in! See that little layer of liquid in the bottom of the pan? That juice is FULL of flavor. So when you serve, be sure to drizzle some of the juice on top, and you will be surprised at how flavorful this simple meal really is.

This meal is also a low calorie meal, at only 533 calories per serving. But that includes meat, green beans, and potatoes. So just over 500 calories for an ENTIRE dinner is pretty great!

One Dish Ranch Pork Chops & Veggies

Serves: 4

Serving Size: 1 8-oz pork chop, 1/4 lb green beans, 1/4 lb potatoes

Calories: 533

Fat: 27 g

Ingredients:

  • 4 (8-ounce) pork chops, bone-in, 3/4-inch to 1-inch thick
  • 16 ounces baby red potatoes, halved (or quartered if large so they cook through)
  • 16 ounces green beans, trimmed (my store sells bags of pre-trimmed green beans. If you can’t find those, just cut off the ends)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (1-ounce) package Ranch Seasoning and Salad Dressing Mix
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • (optional)2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a large baking sheet with non stick spray.
  • Place pork chops, halved potatoes and trimmed green beans in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with Ranch Seasoning and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Place into oven and roast until the pork is completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 140 degrees F, about 20-22 minutes. Then broil on high for 2-3 minutes, or until caramelized and slightly charred.
  • Serve immediately, garnished with parsley, if desired.

Source: Damn Delicious

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