Pan Grilled Pork Loin Chops with Farro

Serves 4


4 boneless Pork Loin Chops, about 5-6 ounces each or about an inch thick.

1 T olive oil

1 T butter

1 package Trader Joe's 10 Minute Farro or two cups of cooked Farro

1 medium Fennel Bulb, trimmed and thinly sliced/chopped

1 medium yellow onion, chopped

2 large garlic cloves minced

1 large carrot, chopped

1/2 lemon juiced

1 T lemon zest


For the Pork Chops:

Heat a grill pan to medium high. Dry off chops and then season with salt (if using), pepper and Dash seasoning of choice-we used the Original. Sear 3 minutes on each side, making sure they are done, and let rest covered by foil on a separate plate.

For the Farro:

Cook according to package instructions using either water or low sodium chicken broth. Drain and set aside.

For the vegetables:

In a large saute pan add olive oil and butter over medium heat. Increase to medium high and add chopped fennel, onion and carrot. lower heat and saute for 5 minutes, Add garlic and saute for another 5 minutes. Stir in the drained farro along with tne lemon juice and zest. Take off heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Serve alongside pan grilled pork chop.