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Good and Easy Dinner Ideas with 6 Best Pork Recipes for Four

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‘Good and Easy Dinner Ideas’ this phrase can be confusing for you like how good dinner ideas can be easy to make. Right? Actually, the reason is, we all have a perception that if we want tasty food we must spend more time in the kitchen and the processing must be difficult. I personally do not think so. I believe that we can make tasty and obviously healthy foods if we know the technique of good and easy dinner ideas.

We can make our effortless if we know how to work. Sometimes I personally feel that our dinner time becomes monotonous as we need to cook chicken, vegetable, pork, beef daily for our dinner. It is really boring to take same kind of food regularly for dinner. What will happen if we bring some varieties in cooking?

We can cook the same food but in a different style. Isn’t it cool? So today I am going to share the recipes of my good and easy dinner ideas with only one item that is Pork. I have designed the recipes of my good and easy dinner ideas keeping in mind that we all are fond of pork and pork is very popular food especially in UK, USA.

The quantity of the ingredients that I am sharing can be used for 4 persons. So you can cook the healthy recipes of my good and easy dinner ideas for 4 member’s family. But it does not mean that you cannot cook the recipes if there are less or more numbers of people in your family or you have to invite more or less than 4. In that case, you only need to increase or decrease the quantity with your requirement of cooking recipes and obviously, you have my good and easy dinner ideas with you.


Content in this article

  1. Glazed Pork Tenderloin
  2. Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Dijon Breadcrumbs and Brussels Sprout
  3. Pork Chops With Mushroom Gravy
  4. Baked Pork Chop
  5. Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chop
  6. Pork Chops with Baked Apple

1. Glazed Pork Tenderloin

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Glazed Pork Tenderloin

I have chosen Glazed Pork Tenderloin as the first recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas. It takes only 40 minutes to cook. The recipe is not only a time saving recipe but also a healthy recipe for dinner. The processing of the food is as easy as you never think. Please use the ingredients of my recipe of good and easy dinner ideas and cook the dish as per my suggestion.

Ingredients:

  • Pork Tenderloin- 2 lb.
  • Orange Juice-1/3c Cup
  • Orange Slices to decorate
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • Brown Sugar-1/3c
  • Minced Garlic-1/2 Tsp.
  • Italian Seasoning-1/2 Tsp.

Preparation:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Grease a large baking sheet.
  3. Put the tenderloin on a pan with orange slices under the edges.
  4. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  5. Add orange juice, brown sugar, garlic, and Italian seasoning in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  6. Then reduce the heat and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. The mixture will be half by 5 to 7 minutes.
  7. Pour the mixture over the pork.
  8. Bake the pork for 25 minutes.
  9. Switch to broil and cook for 5 minutes.
  10. Your pork will be cooked well.

Now tell me, isn’t it easy to cook? Isn’t it good to eat? I am sure that your answer will be “yes”. So, try the recipe tonight or whenever you like to get the taste of the recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas. Your dinner time will be enjoyable to you and your family with this delicious dish. So, cook the recipe and ask your family members how delicious the food of my good and easy dinner ideas is.


2. Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Dijon Breadcrumbs and Brussels Sprout

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Dijon Breadcrumbs and Brussels Sprout

I am sharing this recipe that you can cook within 35 minutes if your ingredients are ready. Seeing the name of the current recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas you easy can guess that it is a roast dish. Like the 1st recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas, this recipe needs a minimum number of ingredients. Let us see what ingredients you need to cook the food of my good and easy dinner ideas.

Ingredients:

  • Pork Tenderloin-1 ½ lb.
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Smooth Dijon Mustard-1 ½ Tbsp. You need few more to serve.
  • Panko Breadcrumbs-1/2c
  • Thyme Leaves-2Tsp
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-3 Tbsp. (Divided)
  • Brussels Sprouts 1lb- halved lengthwise

Preparation:

  1. Preheat your oven 400 degrees F.
  2. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  3. Put the pork tenderloin in the center of baking sheet.
  4. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  5. Rub with Dijon.
  6. Mix breadcrumbs and thyme in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Press breadcrumbs into surface of the pork to cover completely.
  8. Sprinkle with one tablespoon olive oil.
  9. Put brussels sprouts on another baking sheet.
  10. Sprinkle with remaining olive oil.
  11. Add salt and pepper for seasoning tossing gently to coat.
  12. Put both baking sheets on the oven and roast for 20 minutes.
  13. Wait until the Brussels sprouts are golden, pork registers an internal temperature of 150 degrees F.
  14. Remove from oven and let the pork rest for 5/6 minutes.
  15. Slice the pork now.
  16. Your recipe is ready to serve with Brussels sprouts and Dijon.

The recipe is really amazing especially for those who are fond of roasted food. So don’t be late to cook the recipe for your next dinner following the suggestion of my good and easy dinner ideas. You only need to follow the instructions of my good and easy dinner ideas.


3. Pork Chops With Mushroom Gravy

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Pork Chops With Mushroom Gravy

You can cook the recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas with pork, mushroom and other available ingredients. The cooking time of this recipe is 25 minutes. I am sure you are ready to spend such minimum time to have a delicious and mouthwatering recipe at your dinner time. As you have my good and easy dinner ideas with you it is unquestionable that the effort is not much to have such a delightful dinner.

Ingredients:

  • 4 ½ inch-thick bone-in-pork chops 92 to 2 ¾ pounds), fat trimmed
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper
  • All-purpose Flour-2 Tbsp.
  • Thinly Sliced Cremini or white mushrooms-12 ounces
  • Thinly Sliced-3 Cloves Garlic
  • Scallions-1 bunch- white sliced, greens cut into 2-inch pieces.
  • Low Sodium Chicken Broth-1/2 Cup
  • Low-Fat Sour Cream-2Tbsp
  • Chopped Fresh Parsley-3/4 Cup
  • Combread-if you need for serving

Preparation:

  1. Add salt and pepper with the pork chop and season it.
  2. Drizzle all over with ½ tablespoon flour.
  3. Heat ½ tablespoon olive oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add the chops working in two batches. Cook until it is golden and cooked through. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, adding ½ tablespoon oil to the skillet.
  5. Remove the chops from the skillet and put on a plate and keep it warm.
  6. Heat the remaining olive oil in the same skillet.
  7. Mix the mushrooms, garlic, scallion whites and a pinch of salt. Cook without stirring for 3 minutes. The mushroom will be brown.
  8. Add ½ tablespoon flour and cook. Stir occasionally. Cook for about 3 minutes more or until the mushroom be softened.
  9. Mix chicken broth and sour cream. Bring to boil and cook until the gravy becomes thick.
  10. Divide the pork chops on plates. Drizzle any juices from the pork into the gravy.
  11. Mix the scallion green and parsley. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  12. Spoon over the pork.
  13. The dish is ready to be served.
  14. Serve the item with cornbread.

See how you can cook such delicious food within a very short time if you are following my good and easy dinner ideas. I have used the easier process to prepare the recipe using the technique of good and easy dinner ideas. I am sure that, you will find enough time to spend with your family at home as long as you are with me and obviously my good and easy dinner ideas at the time of cooking food such this type of dinner recipes.


4. Baked Pork Chop

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Baked Pork Chop

To prepare this recipe, you need to spend only 40 minutes in your kitchen. So please see the ingredients and cooking process of the recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas and try to follow the process as I am sharing.

Ingredients:

  • Panko-1 ½ Cups.
  • Vegetable Oil-5 Tbsp.
  • Grated Parmesan-3 Tbsp.
  • Dried Italian Seasoning-2 Tsp.
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 3/4 –inch bone-in-pork chops- 2 ¼ pounds
  • Lemon Wedges

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven 450 degrees F.
  2. Mix Panko, oil, parmesan, Italian seasoning, and ¾ teaspoon each salt and pepper in a large re-sealable plastic bag.
  3. Place the pork in a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of water and toss to be coated.
  4. Add the pork in the bag and shake well. Pressing the breadcrumb mixture firmly into the meat.
  5. Keep the pork on a wire rack set on a baking sheet and top evenly with any breadcrumbs remaining in the bag.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes and wait until the breadcrumbs are dark golden and the internal temperature of the chops register 165 degrees F on an instant read thermometer.

Your dinner is ready to serve. You should serve immediately with lemon wedges.

Tell me, is it very difficult to cook the recipe while you are using my good and easy dinner ideas? Hope, your answer will be “no”. So don’t be late and try the dish for your tonight dinner so that you can make your dinner time enjoyable with your family.


5. Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chop

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Parmesan-Crusted Pork Chop

How will be tonight’s dinner if we use parmesan and pork chop as the main ingredients of our dinner recipe? I have designed the recipe with only few ingredients to prepare the recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas. I am promising you that you won’t be disappointed after trying this recipe. You will see that much ingredients are not always need to make a tasty dish if you have good and easy dinner ideas with you.

Ingredients:

  • Large Eggs-2
  • Dried Italian Style Breadcrumbs
  • Freshly Grated Permasan-3/4 cups
  • (1/2 to ¾ inch thick) center cut Pork (each about 10 to 12 ounces)-4
  • Salt and Freshly ground Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil-6 Tbsp.
  • Lemon Wedges( For Serving)

Preparation:

  1. Whisk the eggs in a pie plate to blend.
  2. Keep the bread crumbs in another pie plate.
  3. Put the cheese in a third plate.
  4. Add salt and pepper on the chops for seasoning.
  5. Coat the chops with the cheese.
  6. Dip the chops into the eggs.
  7. Coat completely with the breadcrumbs.
  8. Heat 3 tablespoons in a large skillet over medium heat.
  9. Add pork chops. Cook until it is golden brown and the center reaches 150 degrees. Need to cook for 6 minutes.
  10. Remove the chops into a plate and serve with lemon wedges.

6. Pork Chops with Baked Apple

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Pork Chops with Baked Apple

My last recipe is Pork Chops with Baked Apple. By seeing the name you can guess that the recipe is prepared with apple and pork chops. Are you thinking that the recipe is difficult to prepare? Not to worry. It is as easy as you can’t think. As long as I am with you with all the ideas of my good and easy dinner ideas there is no place for your anxiety.

Ingredients:

  • Medium Parsnips-2 (peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces)
  • Medium Turnip-1 (peeled and cut into ½ inch pieces)
  • Red Onion-1 (Cut into ½ inch pieces)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil-2 tbsp.
  • Chopped Fresh Rosemary-1 Tbsp.
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly Ground Black pepper
  • Small Cooking Apples (Such as Gala), halved and seeded
  • Apricot Preserves-1/4 cup
  • Worcestershire Sauce-1 Tsp.
  • Chopped Fresh Sage-1 Tsp.
  • 4 bone-in-pork loin chops (1/2 inch thick, about 1 ½ pounds total)
  • Unsalted Butter-1 tbsp.

Preparation:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. On a rimmed baking sheet mix the parsnips, turnip, onion with olive oil, rosemary, ½ teaspoon salt, few grinds of pepper.
  3. Place the apples on top, keep the cut side up.
  4. Brush with 2 tablespoon apricot preserves and add pepper for seasoning.
  5. Roast for 20 minutes. Or wait until the vegetables and apples become soft.
  6. Switch the oven into broil. Broil for 5 minutes. The vegetables will be golden brown.
  7. In a large bowl mix the remaining 2 tablespoon apricot preserves, ½ cup water, the Worcestershire sauce and sage. Add pepper for seasoning.
  8. Use a fork to pierce the pork all over. Place to the bowl.
  9. Marinate for 10 minutes
  10. After 10 minutes remove the pork from the bowl. Reserve the marinade.
  11. Place the pork on a wire rack set on a baking sheet. Add salt and pepper for seasoning.
  12. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes and cook through.
  13. Place the marinade into a saucepan and boil over medium high heat. Wait until the sauce is thickened. It will take 3 minutes.
  14. Mix the butter.
  15. Drizzle over the pork.

Your dinner is ready to be served with the vegetables and apples.


Is it difficult or easy to cook? No need to answer the question as I know the answer. It is really easy making recipe if you follow the instructions of my good and easy dinner ideas. I am eagerly waiting for your comment that how mouthwatering dish they actually are though I am sure you all will love the recipe of my good and easy dinner ideas.

For now, I would like to say you goodbye as I have to design and set other easy recipes for you so that you can cook easily with my shared process. I am leaving today with the belief that the food recipes I have shared with you today will make your work easier and give you a few memorable dinner nights with your friends and family.

You will not be bored at dinner time as there are variations of the recipe with the same item ‘pork’ that I especially use for you. After trying all these recipes of my good and easy dinner ideas you will start to feel that the same food can gives us new taste if there is variety in cooking.


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