Pork Chops Stuffed with Smoked Gouda and Bacon
Prep Time: 35 mins.
|2 oz smoked gouda cheese, shredded|
|4 slice bacon, cooked and crumbled|
|1⁄4 cup fresh parsley, chopped|
|1⁄8 tsp black pepper, ground|
|2 1⁄4 in thick center-cut, bone-in pork chop|
|1 tsp olive oil|
|1⁄4 tsp salt|
|1 black pepper, ground|
1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat.
2. In a small bowl, combine the cheese, bacon, parsley, and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper.
3. Lay the chop flat on cutting board, and with a sharp knife held parallel to the board, cut a pocket into the pork, going all the way to the bone, but leaving the sides intact. Stuff cheese mixture into pocket, and close with a wooden toothpick. Brush meat with oil, and season with salt and more black pepper.
4. Lightly oil the grill grate. Grill over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes on each side, or until pork is done. Careful not to overcook!