This is a recipe I found a while back for stuffed pork chops and it is amazing. We cook them all the time, it is important to get the super thick cut of chop with the majority of the meat on the convex side of the bone (to better accommodate stuffing.) Usually we make the stuffing like the recipe says, but when I'm feeling lazy I will just buy an 8oz pkg of tomato and basil feta and use that instead. (I live on the north side of Chicago an we have amazing grocery stores here). I seal the pork chops with some tooth picks after stuffing and before they hit the grill, it's a GREAT red and white meal for gameday GBR
2 boneless pork chops (thicker cut)
1.5 tablespoons fresh basil
1 tablespoon chopped sun dried tomatoes
1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
1 tablespoon cream cheese
fresh ground black pepper
Preheat your grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat.
Follow the directions on the sun dried tomato package. Most require soaking in hot water to rehydrate, others come in oil or liquid and rehydrating is not required. If you skip this step, just come back later and remind yourself that I warned you…
Combine the feta, basil, cream cheese and sun dried tomatoes thoroughly in a bowl.
Form a pocket in each pork chop by slicing almost all of the way through.
Now it is time to get your hands dirty. Stuff half of the greek stuffing mixture into each pork chop cavity and then squeeze the opening shut and secure with a toothpick or two. You can skip the toothpicks if you don’t have any, but just be careful when turning the pork chops so you don’t squeeze out the cheese stuffing.
Rub the outsides of the pork chops with some Olive oil and then coat with a sprinkling of Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper.
Grill the stuffed pork chops for about 6 minutes per side with the lid closed, or until the pork chops are cooked all of the way through (145 degrees if you are using an instant read thermometer).
Let the grilled pork chops sit for about 5 minutes before cutting into them.