This recipe was located in the Summer 2009 issue of the Taste of Home Cooking for Two on page 20. It can also be found http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Cordon-Bleu-Pork-Chops The recipe is basically doubled on the website.
- 2 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1/4 cup water
- 2 tablespoons of white vinegar
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons of lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
- 2 thin slices fully cooked ham
- 2 thin slices part-skim mozzarella cheese - I just used shredded cheese
- Cut a pocket into each pork chop.
- Combine the water, ketchup, vinegar, onion powder, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic powder, and mustard.
- Pour 1/2 cup of the marinade into a Ziploc large bag. Add the pork. Seal and turn to coat. Keep in the fridge overnight. Store the rest of the marinade in an airtight container.
- Drain and discard the marinade from the pork chops.
- Place the cheese and ham into the pockets of the pork chops.
- Bake the pork chops at 400 degrees for 20-30 minutes or until the meat reaches 165 degrees.
- Serve with the reserved marinade.