How can you have your kids eat enough food and finish their vegetables? This is a question that most parents are asking for the longest time. Let’s face it, kids are picky eaters; they will choose fried food over healthy ones and often avoid vegetables. Barbecue Pork Chop with Mixed veggies might be the answer that you are looking for.
When my children were young, all they want is fried chicken, hotdogs, spaghetti, and French fries. Do your kids have the same preference too? It is to have them finish their vegetables; most of the time, they leave the veggies untouched. Throughout the years, I learned from observation that kids prefer food that looks attractive and colorful. Yes, they want fried food, but grilled food can do as long as it is sweet and flavorful. This is where this BBQ pork chop with mixed veggies comes in.
Serving lean Barbecue pork chop with a variety of colorful vegetables can increase the appetite of your kids. It also has less fat compared to fried chicken (as long as you do not include pork fat). This can be served with white or brown rice.
There are many commercialized BBQ sauces in the market. It will be better if you will use the sweeter blend like the hickory and brown sugar BBQ sauce that I used.
Try this Barbecue Pork Chop with Mixed Veggies recipe. Let me know what you think.
Barbecue Pork Chop with Mixed Veggies
- 2 lbs. lean pork chop
- 2 cups of hickory and brown sugar BBQ sauce
- 4 cups frozen mixed vegetables
- 3 tablespoons butter
- Salt and pepper
- Season the pork chop with salt and pepper.
- Coat the pork chops with barbecue sauce. Let it stay for 3 hours.
- Meanwhile, melt the butter in a pan.
- Add the mixed vegetables. Cook for 5 minutes.
- Sprinkle some salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
- Grill the pork chops in medium heat for about 10 to 12 minutes per side (depending on thickness). Baste with remaining BBQ sauce.
- Transfer on a serving plate. Serve with mixed veggies and mashed potatoes.
- Share and enjoy!