These Green Chile Pork Chops are the perfect easy and flavorful meal. Loaded with tender pork, tangy green chiles, the perfect amount of southwestern spices it is finished off with cheese for a flavor combo the whole family will love!
2lbsBoneless pork chopsabout 1 in thick
8ozcream cheesesoftened (1 package)
4ozcan chopped green chiles(1 small can)
1cupMexican blend cheeseshredded
1/2tspground black pepper
Fresh chopped cilantro
Heat the oven to 400˚ F. Mix to combine the garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper.
In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese and half of the spice mixture until combined. Then stir in the green chilis until evenly mixed.
Lay the pork chops flat in a large baking dish. Season each side of the pork chops with the remaining half of the spices. Then cover each one with the green chili mixture.
Bake on the middle rack for 15 minutes. Then add the cheese to the top of the pork chops and return to the oven to bake an additional 5 minutes or until they are cooked through at an internal temperature of 145˚F.
Let sit 5 minutes then garnish with fresh cilantro and serve warm!