Grilled Pork Chops and Cherry Tomatoes

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 427 calories
    • Fat 23 g
    • Sat Fat 11.5 g
    • Cholesterol 145 mg
    • Sodium 577 mg
    • Protein 45 g
    • Carbohydrate 10 g
    • Fiber 3 g
    • Calcium 577 mg
  • September 2009

Ingredients

  1. Check 4tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, at room temperature
  2. Check 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  3. Check 1teaspoon fresh thyme
  4. Check 4 1-inch-thick bone-in pork chops (about 2 1/2 pounds)
  5. Check kosher salt and black pepper
  6. Check 2 pounds cherry tomatoes

Directions

  1. Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, combine the butter, garlic, and thyme. Set aside.
  2. Season the pork with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper and grill until cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile, divide the tomatoes between 2 pieces of heavy-duty foil and season with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Close to form 2 pouches.
  4. Grill the pouches alongside the pork, gently shaking occasionally, for 8 minutes.
  5. Top the pork chops and tomatoes with the garlic butter just before serving.