Pork chops are a delicious treat for nearly everybody. There are hundreds of ways to prepare them: fried, grilled, baked, scalded, saute, marinated etc…
Here’s an oven-made, very easy recipe, perfect for everybody that combines meat with vegetables.
That makes it also a perfect kids recipe.
6 pork chops (neck)
1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO)
2 red peppers in slices
2 yellow peppers in slices
2 green peppers in slices
1/2 lb of cherry tomatoes
2 cloves of garlic sliced
Some fresh thyme
Salt and pepper to taste
FOR THE SAUCE:
3 lemons, the juice
2 tbsp of mustard (hot is better here)
2-3 cloves of garlic minced
1/2 a tsp of salt
Place the pork chops in a baking pan. Season with salt and pepper.
Place all the sliced peppers and sliced garlic over the pork chops in the baking pan.
Wash the cherry tomatoes, cut them in half and add them in the pan with the pork chops and peppers.
In a jar with a lid beat the minced garlic, salt, mustard and lemon juice.
Pour the sauce over the ingredients in the baking pan and add the fresh thyme.
On the top, pour the olive oil and cover with aluminum foil.
Bake in a preheated oven to 180 C (350 F) for about 1 1/2 hours.
After about an hour of baking, remove the aluminum foil.
Bake for the rest of the remaining time for the food to get some color.
From time to time make sure to moist the chops with some of the sauce with a spoon.
When ready, serve hot accompanied with french fries and a Greek salad!