Grilled Pork Chops with Basil-Garlic Rub

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Top the chop with shavings of Parmesan cheese (shave from a wedge of cheese with a vegetable peeler) and toasted pine nuts, if desired. Serve with slices of ripe tomatoes and mozzarella on a bed of arugula drizzled with balsamic vinegar and olive oil or with the Pantry Basil-Garlic Rub.


  • 4 bone-in ribeye pork chops (rib, 3/4-inch thick)
  • 2 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 1 cup fresh basil (packed)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
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    1. With machine running, drop garlic through feed tube of food processor to mince. Stop, add fresh basil, and process until chopped. Add lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper and process to make thin wet rub. Spread both sides of pork chops with basil mixture. Let stand 15 to 30 minutes.
    2. Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush the grate clean and oil the grate. Grill chops, over direct heat, turning once, to medium rare doneness, 5 to 6 minutes per side, or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.
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    Alfredo 5 days ago
    very tasty, very good
    Samara Fudge 10 days ago
    it was so good. it smelled good and my family ate it and was full after.
    Ashley Due 14 days ago
    Instead of using the grill i used a skillet and cooked these. turned out pretty good
    Sanita Mitchell 24 days ago
    The pork chops were great
    Ashleigh a month ago
    I used 2/3 of the basil and the flavour was nice and mild
    Robert Kelly a month ago
    It turned out very well. The seasoning was just right.
    Swartz a month ago
    it turned out very well. i used lime juice instead of lemon. i will make them again.
    Davis a month ago
    It was pretty good. I added 1 Tbs rosemary, 1 Tbs organic honey, and only 1 Tbs of lemon.
    B a month ago
    Loved it didn’t like the lemon too sour
    Kelly a month ago
    Wonderfully easy and tasty rub for a quick weeknight dinner. Definitely making this again!
    Bulone 2 months ago
    excellent rub. complimented the meat very well.
    CJ 2 months ago
    This turned out really well. My son said, "Ooh!" when he saw it. Good recipe, thanks.
    Jared 2 months ago
    I doubled the recipe and they came out great. Easy and great, will do again!
    Jorden Batten 2 months ago
    Delicious! I doubled the ingredients, threw all of it in the blender at the same time (minus the pork), then poured it over my 10 centercut boneless pork chops, and popped them in the oven, uncovered, for 25-30 mins at 400 degree! definitely will do again!
    Tina Craig 2 months ago
    turned out great, Will try it again
    Erin Tydgat 2 months ago
    Very good dish. Quick & easy
    Travis Conkle 3 months ago
    These were fantastic!!! I used the lime juice insted of lemon. turned out awesom.
    Adriana Starr 3 months ago
    The food was decent.. at first bite, the flavor is there, but it quickly fades. I suggest trying this with lime however instead of lemon, for a greater flavor.
    Vivian Rodriguez 3 months ago
    The flavor is good, but it was only on the outside so the flavor fades away quickly afterward. I even tried making slits in the pork chops but that didn't make a difference.
    Regi 3 months ago
    OMG!!! This pork chop recipe tasted better than any other recipe I have ever had. It even tastes better than a restaurant product. This is by far a keeper!!! BTW I didn't put any cheese on it as i believe it said that it is an option. The spice rub is perfect!!!
    Judith Santin 3 months ago
    Easy and tasty. Will make it again
    Robert 4 months ago
    fantastic dish that was easy to make.
    Sarah W. 4 months ago
    delicious, the whole family loved it!
    Callie Atkins 5 months ago
    I pan fried it with a cover to keep it moist.
    Lovely 5 months ago
    Turned out great! Cooked it for 30 more mins than said and turned out juicy and tasty. Super easy to make. Loved it! Really good flavor!
    Tim T 5 months ago
    Definitely top with toasted pine nuts and shaved/grated Parmesan! Makes all the difference!!!
    Kristy 5 months ago
    This recipe was okay but not great. We probably won’t make it again.
    Augusta 5 months ago
    I wasn’t overly impressed with this recipe although it was good. Not one that I will go out of my way to make again.
    Landon Gardner 6 months ago
    Simple and tasty. Add more garlic for extra zest. served with BBQ corn on the cob. A starch would be a good addition. Baby reds perhaps.
    Michael Blakeslee 6 months ago
    Perfection. Sous vide the pork chop to desired doneness absolutely amazing flavor