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Whole30 pork chops with pear topping next to asparagus

Paleo Whole30 Pork Chops with Spiced Pear

These Whole30 pork chops with spiced pear are a perfect recipe to have on a weekly menu for a Paleo plan too. Easy to make and delicious!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword pear spiced pork chops, whole30 pork chops
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Calories 215 kcal
Author Comeback Momma

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled and chopped
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon (divided into 1/2 tsp and 1/4 tsp)
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (Substitute 100% vanilla bean powder in place of vanilla extract. Use it in a 1:1 ratio in recipes.)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless center cut pork chops (1/2-inch thick)

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add pears, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and the nutmeg.
  3. Cook, stirring and mashing the pears continuously, until thick and pears are tender, about 7-9 minutes.
  4. Remove pan from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Set aside while you cook the pork.
  5. Combine the remaining cinnamon, salt, paprika and pepper in a bowl. Rub the mixture over the pork.
  6. Heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Add the pork and cook until well browned and cooked through, about 6 minutes on each side.
  8. Top with sauce and serve.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts will vary based on size of the pork chops.

Nutrition analysis (per serving, assumes 6 servings of smaller pork chops): 

215 calories, 9 g fat, 2.5 g sat fat, 9.5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g sugar, 23.5 g protein, Vitamin A: 2%, Vitamin C: 6%, Calcium: 2%, Iron: 6%