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Pork Chops with Chickpea Salad

The chops can also be cooked on the barbecue – a perfect dish Winter or Summer!

4 people
30 min
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    686kcal
  • protein
    48g
  • iron
    3.6mg
  • carbs
    55g

Ingredients

    • 4 boneless pork chops
    • 1 tablesp. olive oil
    • 2 teasp. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • Juice and zest of ½ lemon
    • Salt and freshly-ground black pepper

     

  •  Salad

    • 1 red onion, finely sliced
    • 1 red pepper, finely sliced
    • 1 x 225g tin Chickpeas, rinsed and drained 
    • Mixed salad leaves

     Dressing

    • 1 tablesp. sherry vinegar
    • 2 tablesp. olive oil

Main

    • 4 boneless pork chops
    • 1 tablesp. olive oil
    • 2 teasp. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
    • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
    • Juice and zest of ½ lemon
    • Salt and freshly-ground black pepper

     

Side

  •  Salad

    • 1 red onion, finely sliced
    • 1 red pepper, finely sliced
    • 1 x 225g tin Chickpeas, rinsed and drained 
    • Mixed salad leaves

     Dressing

    • 1 tablesp. sherry vinegar
    • 2 tablesp. olive oil

Method

Combine the olive oil, rosemary, garlic and the lemon zest and juice. 

Place the chops in a dish and pour the mixture over them.  Leave to marinate for 15 minutes if you have time. 

Heat a frying pan, season the chops with a little salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on how thick they are, until cooked through.

While the chops are cooking make the salad.  Place the onion, red pepper, chickpeas and salad leaves in a bowl. 

Combine the dressing ingredients then mix it through the leaves.  

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Method

Combine the olive oil, rosemary, garlic and the lemon zest and juice. 

Place the chops in a dish and pour the mixture over them.  Leave to marinate for 15 minutes if you have time. 

Heat a frying pan, season the chops with a little salt and pepper and add to the pan. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on how thick they are, until cooked through.

While the chops are cooking make the salad.  Place the onion, red pepper, chickpeas and salad leaves in a bowl. 

Combine the dressing ingredients then mix it through the leaves.  

Serving Suggestions

Serve with the chops and some crusty bread.

Pork Chops with Chickpea Salad