Instant Pot Pork Chops and Brussels Sprouts

This simple Instant Pot Pork Chops and Brussels Sprouts recipe makes an easy dinner complete with seasonal vegetables to share around the table. Easy to prepare, throw this in your Instant Pot directly from frozen for a no fuss weeknight dinner.
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Instant Pot Pork Chops and Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Pork Chops, Boneless
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup slice Onion
  • 2 teaspoons mince Garlic, Cloves
  • ½ teaspoons Thyme, Dried
  • 4 cups Chicken Broth/Stock
  • 1 cup chunk Carrot
  • 2 cups halve Brussels Sprouts
  • Make It Now / Serving Day Ingredients

    These ingredients are added AFTER your meal has been frozen — for the day you serve and eat it.

  • 1 tablespoon Tapioca Flour

Freezer Containers

Supplies

  • Labels

Nutritional Information

  • 1 serving = 4 ounces pork and 3/4 cup vegetables
  • 300 Calories
  • 16g Total Fat
  • 5g Sat Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • 70mg Cholesterol
  • 1570mg Sodium
  • 12g Total Carb
  • 3g Fiber
  • 4g Total Sugars (Includes 0g Added Sugars)
  • 28g Protein
  • 7 WW SmartPoints
  • Diabetic Exchanges: 2 Fat
  • 0 Fruit
  • 0 Milk
  • 0 Other Carb
  • 0 Starch
  • 2 Veg
  • 4 Lean Meat

Make It Now Cooking Directions

These directions are for cooking this recipe to serve immediately and NOT to freeze for later.

  1. **Due to the nature of pressure cooking there is always room for inconsistency. The times given here are based on 4 servings fresh. If you are using more servings you may need to increase your cooking time.**
  2. Sprinkle both sides of chops with salt.
  3. Add pork chops, onions, garlic, and thyme to the Instant Pot.
  4. Pour chicken stock over the top of the onion mixture.
  5. Lock the lid into place and seal the steam nozzle.
  6. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  7. Naturally release pressure for 5 minutes and quick release any remaining pressure.
  8. Add the carrots and Brussels sprouts. Replace the lid and reseal the steam nozzle.
  9. Cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
  10. Quick release the pressure.
  11. Remove the pork chops and vegetables with a slotted spoon. Cover with foil.
  12. Switch the Instant Pot to saute.
  13. Whisk in tapioca flour to create gravy.
  14. Serve gravy over pork chops, Brussels sprouts and carrots.

Freeze For Later Cooking Directions

These directions help you cook or prepare this meal PRIOR to being frozen for serving later (see Serving Day Directions when you are ready to prepare it to eat).

Why would I want to freeze this?

  1. Sprinkle both sides of chops with salt.
  2. Divide pork chops, onions, garlic, thyme, and chicken stock among indicated number of round freezer containers.
  3. Divide carrots and Brussels sprouts among indicated number of quart freezer bags.
  4. Label all bags and containers and freeze together.

Make From Frozen Serving Day Directions

These directions help you cook or reheat this meal AFTER it's been frozen for when you are ready to eat it.

  1. **Depending on your container size/shape and your serving size, you may need to adjust cooking times given as it is based on 4 servings frozen in indicated container.**
  2. Place frozen pork into the Instant Pot.
  3. Cook on high pressure for 15 minutes.
  4. Naturally release pressure for 5 minutes and quick release any remaining pressure.
  5. Add the carrots and Brussels sprouts. Replace the lid and reseal the steam nozzle.
  6. Cook on high pressure for 3 minutes.
  7. Quick release the pressure.
  8. Remove the pork chops and vegetables with a slotted spoon. Cover with foil.
  9. Switch the Instant Pot to saute.
  10. Whisk in tapioca flour to create gravy.
  11. Serve gravy over pork chops, Brussels sprouts and carrots.

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    1. Hi Liza, we do test our recipes with test cooks before we publish them to our site for quality. You could definitely add more spices if you’re concerned. I will say I really like cooking with chicken broth in the Instant Pot. It gives a lot of flavor. I once made mashes potatoes and just cooked the potatoes in chicken broth in the Instant Pot. They were so delicious, I didn’t have to add butter or anything else really. I hope this helps. Happy Cooking and let us know how this turns out for you.

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