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Rosemary Lemon Pork Chops

These pork chops are flavorful and juicy.  They are served with a Yogurt Feta sauce, which gave them a really nice tang.  

Rather than using boneless pork chops, which were more expensive, I bought a pork loin and cut it into chops.  It made enough food for 2 nights.

The original recipe recommended grilling the pork chops, but we were out of propane so I broiled mine instead.  The baby artichokes were boiled, tossed in garlic, salt and olive oil and broiled.

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Rosemary Lemon Pork Chops

Rosemary Lemon Pork Chops

Yield: 4 pork chops
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes


  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless pork chops (or pork loin)
  • 4 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. fresh rosemary
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt

Yogurt Feta Sauce

  • 1 c. plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 c. crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tsp. fresh oregano
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper


  1. Heat the grill to medium-high heat (or preheat broiler).  
  2. Lay pork chops in the bottom of a large flat dish with sides.  
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, rosemary, garlic and salt. Pour over pork chops.  
  4. Turn pork chops over until well coated.
  5. In a medium bowl, mix the ingredients for the sauce.  
  6. When the grill is hot, cook pork for 2 - 4 minutes per side, depending on thickness, until just cooked through.  
  7. Remove from heat.  
  8. Serve immediately with Yogurt Feta sauce.


This Yogurt Feta sauce would also make a great pita spread, Gyro sauce or veggie dip.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 6 oz
Amount Per ServingCalories 539Total Fat 34gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 21gCholesterol 147mgSodium 634mgCarbohydrates 5gFiber 1gSugar 3gProtein 54g

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This recipe was borrowed and slightly modified from Six O’Clock Scramble.


Friday 22nd of June 2012

Looks delicious! I like the cutting of the loin to make the chops tip. I buy the chops in very large packages when on sale and freeze them in smaller bags.

The Not So Modern Housewife

Monday 25th of June 2012

Thanks. I've done that before too. It just seems like pork loins are on sale more often than pork chops.

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