Grilled Fennel-Crusted Pork Chops With Carrot Salad

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 579 calories
    • Fat 21 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 115 mg
    • Sodium 520 mg
    • Protein 51 g
    • Carbohydrate 47 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 6 g
    • Iron 3 mg
    • Calcium 115 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 cup couscous
  2. Check 1 pound carrots, grated
  3. Check 2 tablespoons olive oil
  4. Check 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  5. Check 2 tablespoons chopped roasted pistachios
  6. Check 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  7. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  8. Check 4 bone-in pork chops (1 inch thick; about 2 1/2 pounds total)
  9. Check 1 tablespoon fennel seed, crushed

Directions

  1. Cook the couscous according to the package directions. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, toss the carrots with the oil, dill, pistachios, lemon juice, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. Heat grill to medium-high. Season the pork with the fennel, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Grill, turning once, until the pork is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes per side. Serve with the couscous and carrot salad.