Roasted Pork Chops With Spinach and Squash

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 40 minutes
  • 2 servings

A savory looking pair of pork chops is just right to spoil yourself after a long week. But, if you are tied to a diet, it’s not exactly the lightest meal. You can change that by serving it with the right side. Cook it into the oven with some butternut squash and spinach, flavored with a light touch of sage. You will surely enjoy it!

Ingredients Needed for Roasted Pork Chops With Spinach and Squash

    2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
    2 medium-sized pork chops
    1 ounce walnuts
    1 teaspoon brown sugar
    ½ cup apple cider vinegar
    4 shallots, halved
    7 ounces of butternut squash, small dices
    2 ounces of baby spinach

How to Make Roasted Pork Chops With Spinach and Squash

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the pork chops and season them with salt and pepper.
  3. Cook for 5-6 minutes per side.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a cast-iron skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add the brown sugar, a touch of salt and pepper.
  6. Mix until the sugar melts and pour the apple cider vinegar.
  7. Add the shallots, butternut squash, and sage. Cook for 2 minutes.
  8. Add the pork chops, spinach, and walnuts.
  9. Slide the skillet into the oven for the next 20 minutes at 360 degrees F/180 degrees C.

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