Pan-Seared Pork Chops with ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Sauce


PREP TIME 5 minutes

COOK TIME 30 minutes

TOTAL TIME 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 196g
Servings: 4

Calories: 350

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat27g35%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber3g11%
Total Sugar4g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 0%
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 81mg 6%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 647mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Decadent Pork Chops smothered in our delicious ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Sauce is a show stopping meal ready in less than 40 minutes. This recipe is also a good source of fiber.


  • 2 bone-in thick-cut pork chops (about 1-1/4 pounds)
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 sprigs rosemary, thyme or sage
  • 2 garlic cloves,smashed
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Roasted Tomato, Garlic, & Basil Gourmet Sauce
  • fresh basil sprigs



Season pork with salt and pepper. Let stand 10 minutes. Heat oil in large cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat until shimmering. Add pork to skillet. Cook 10-14 minutes, turning once, until browned. Drain all but 2 teaspoons drippings from pan.


Reduce heat to medium. Add butter, herbs and garlic. Cook 2-4 minutes while basting pork with drippings until deep golden brown on all sides.


Transfer pork and herbs to clean plate. Rest 5 minutes or until instant-read thermometer reads 140°F. Carve meat off of bone; cut into slices.


Add ZENB Sauce to skillet; simmer 2-3 minutes while gently scraping fond from bottom of pan. Serve pork with warmed sauce and fresh basil.

Tasty Tips

Serve this dish with your favorite ZENB Pasta shape!

Substitute thick-cut cauliflower “steaks” to make this a vegetarian dish.

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