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Garlic Herb Pork Chop with Asparagus and Creamy Cauliflower Mash

August 31, 2023 • 0 comments

Garlic Herb Pork Chop with Asparagus and Creamy Cauliflower Mash
Indulge in a culinary experience that combines flavors, health, and convenience with our remarkable Garlic Herb Pork Chop with Asparagus and Creamy Cauliflower Mash recipe. This dish is a treat for your taste buds and your well-being, featuring a succulent pork chop sourced from Ayers Valley Farm, vibrant roasted asparagus, and a velvety cauliflower mash enriched with creamy Greek yogurt.
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  • Servings: 3


  • Bone-In Pork Chops (Large)
  • (Bone-In or Boneless - Your Choice :)) Boneless Pork Chops
  • (4 cloves) Minced Garlic
  • (1 Tbsp.) Fresh Rosemary
  • (1 Tbsp.) Fresh Thyme
  • (to taste) Salt & Pepper
  • (1 bunch, trimmed) Asparagus
  • (1 bag (16 oz)) Frozen Cauliflower Florets
  • (3 Tbsp.) Olive Oil (or butter)
  • (1/4 Cup) Plain Greek Yogurt



For the Garlic Herb Pork Chop:

  • 1 large pork chop from Ayers Valley Farm
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Asparagus:

  • 1 bunch asparagus, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Creamy Cauliflower Mash:

  • 1 bag (16 oz) frozen cauliflower florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Garlic Herb Pork Chop:

  • Mix the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, chopped thyme, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Rub the garlic herb mixture onto both sides of the pork chop.
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil.
  • Cook the pork chop for about 4-5 minutes on each side until the internal temperature reaches 145°F (63°C).


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Place the trimmed asparagus on a baking sheet.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  • Roast in the oven for 10-12 minutes until tender and slightly crispy.

Creamy Cauliflower Mash:

  • Cook the frozen cauliflower florets according to the microwave instructions on the package.
  • In a skillet, melt the butter (or heat olive oil) over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1 minute, until fragrant.
  • Add the cooked cauliflower to the skillet and mash using a potato masher or fork. Continue to cook for another 2-3 minutes to remove excess moisture.
  • Remove from heat, add plain Greek yogurt, and blend until smooth using an immersion blender or food processor.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Plate the Garlic Herb Pork Chop sourced from Ayers Valley Farm, alongside the roasted asparagus and creamy cauliflower mash.
  • Sprinkle with additional chopped herbs, if desired.
  • Savor the harmonious flavors and textures of this wholesome and locally-inspired meal.

From the marinated pork chop to the oven-roasted asparagus and the creamy cauliflower mash, this dish embodies the perfect fusion of flavors, textures, and nutrition. Experience the joy of crafting a nourishing and delightful meal right in your own kitchen. Enjoy a dinner that's both locally-sourced and full of culinary excellence!