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Tabouleh Stuffed Pork Chops

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Ingredients
  Pork rib chops 4 , cut to 1 1/2 inches thick, trimmed of fat
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bulgur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped fresh parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Green onions 2 , chopped
  Chopped fresh mint/1/4 teaspoon dried mint 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, melted
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°F before baking.

MAKING
2. Using a sharp knife, insert a pocket on the rib side of the chops, without making a hole on the other side.
3. Take a small saucepan, add water and salt and bring the mixture to boil. Add bulgur and stir well. Cover, lower the heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes.
4. Stir in carrot, cover and continue to cook for 10 minutes for carrots to turn tender and water is completely absorbed.
5. Take off from heat, add green onions, parsley, butter, lemon juice, mint and seasonings and stir well.
6. Add 1/2 cup of stuffing mixture in the pocket of each of the chops, add to hot oil in a skillet and allow to turn brown on both sides.
7. Transfer to a baking dish and bake covered for 1 hour.

SERVING
8. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes

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