Dont you love it when a complete meal can be made in one skillet that includes the meat and the veggies in a delicious sauce? Here I will show you a simple but tasty pork chop recipe which can be made in a cast iron skillet. It is pork chop bacon Brussels sprout, one of the best pork chop recipes. Brussels sprouts are cooked at the same time with the pork chops and the result is amazing----tender, crispy Brussels sprouts tossed in the fat released from the pork chops. I’ve shared a few Brussels sprouts recipes with you and I particularly love these mini cabbages.They are low in calories and very nutritious.If you are a fan of them, I’m sure you’ll like this fabulous one pan food. For this cast iron skillet recipe, I used boneless pork rib chops, which are very tender and require quick cooking.



1 lb boneless or bone in pork chops (4 to 5 chops)

2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

1 ½ tablespoon olive oil (or avocado oil)

½ tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon fresh chopped rosemary, or dried rosemary

1 tablespoon fresh chopped sage leaves

1 teaspoon sea salt, divided

½ teaspoon pepper, divided

1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

⅔ cup chicken broth

¼ cup unsweetened applesauce

¼ cup onion, minced

1 ¼ cup Brussels sprout halves

2 cloves garlic, minced


  1. Grease a large cast iron skillet with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and heat up to medium high heat. Add pork chops and sprinkle with 1/2teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and sear each side of pork for 5 to 6 minutes until browned. Remove pork from skillet and set aside.
  2. In a medium size mixing bowl,whisk together chicken broth, remaining salt, pepper, Dijon mustard, balsamic vinegar, and apple sauce. Set aside.
  3. Heat up a small skillet and add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, onion, garlic, Brussels sprout halves, rosemary and sage leaves. Stir fry for about 5 minutes or until veggies are lightly browned and softened.Add pork chops back to the skillet, and pour the chicken broth sauce mixture over the pork chops and Brussels sprouts. Sprinkle with crumbled bacon.
  4. Heat and stir occasional until sauce is bubbling. Turn down heat to low, cover and simmer for another 6 minutes or until pork is done.
  5. Serve warm.


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This one pan pork chop Bacon Brussels Sprout skillet is an easy to prepare, low carb, paleo, one pan wonder meal.Pork chops are yummywhen cooked to perfection. They are so easy to makein the kitchen! And onion and bacon pair beautifully with Brussels sprouts.If you don’t like Brussels sprouts, simply leave them out. I hope you will enjoy this at your next special family event…or just the next time you need a tasty dinner for yourself and your family.

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