Juicy, tender pork chops marinated in the most delicious lemon basil sauce make a perfect weeknight meal.
This year I started growing basil in my kitchen and it is the first plant that I haven't completely killed. In fact, I am happy to report it is growing like a weed and I am up to my eyeballs in fresh basil. Naturally I am always on the lookout for ways to use it and this Lemon Basil Pork Chop recipe seemed like the perfect way.
The marinade is made with plenty of fresh basil. garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. You can also throw in more frrsh herbs if you like. Rosemary is delicious. The pork chops are quickly marinated in this mixture to add flavor and make the meat more tender. Then you can cook it in the oven or on the grill. Drizzle a little extra sauce on top and its a delicious meal.
Lemon Basil Pork Chops
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- 1.33 lbs lean boneless pork chops
- 3/4 cup basil
- 2 garlic cloves
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
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