AMERICANOptavia Fueling HacksOptavia Recipes

Pork Chops with Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms

Lean and Green Fit & Festive Baked Pork Chops with Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms

Optavia Counts:

  • 1 Lean
  • 3 Green
  • 3 Condiments

Are you Looking for a delicious and healthy recipe that’s perfect for a festive occasion or just a weeknight dinner? Look no further than this Lean and Green Fit & Festive Baked Pork Chops with Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms recipe!

This dish is packed with flavor and nutrition, with tender pork chops baked to perfection and served alongside sautéed chard and mushrooms for a healthy and delicious side dish. Best of all, this recipe is easy to make and can be ready in just 30 minutes, making it a great choice for busy weeknights or special occasions when you want to impress your guests with a healthy and delicious meal. So fire up your oven and get ready to enjoy a meal that’s both festive and fit!

  • Prep time: 5–10 minutes
  • Cook time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Per serving: 260 calories | 11g fat | 9g carbohydrates | 31g protein

Lean and Green Fit & Festive Baked Pork Chops with Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms


  • 1½ lbs boneless pork chops
  • ½ tsp salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp pepper, divided
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Cooking spray
  • ¼ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 10-oz bags of Swiss or rainbow chard, cut and washed
  • 1 8-oz package of sliced baby bella mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Lean and Green Fit & Festive Baked Pork Chops with Sautéed Chard and Mushrooms


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Season pork chops with one-quarter teaspoon of salt, one-eighth teaspoon of pepper, and thyme. Lightly grease a large skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add the chops and lightly brown each side. Remove from heat.
  3. Place the skillet back on the burner, and pour in chicken broth. Sauté mushrooms with garlic and red pepper flakes until just tender.
  4. Arrange chard in a large casserole dish, and season with remaining salt and pepper. Add the mushroom mixture followed by the pork chops. Top with sprinkled cheese. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the pork reaches 145°F.

Optavia Lean and Green Recipes

Hi, we have found that almost the 3rd person facing the problem of being overweight. In our team and research, we have some fellows who have been facing this for years. So at the beginning of 2021, we began to take the weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 60 lbs so far on the OPTAVIA 5&1 Plan! It's been amazing, and while our journey isn't over, we are well on our way! When we started our team and fellows had a hard time finding the top OPTAVIA 5&1 recipes, so we were so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best OPTAVIA recipes around. We are very happy to share it with you as well! For those not familiar, OPTAVIA is not some fad diet but instead is a program designed to help those who are looking to lose weight make better choices with their health and wellness via better habits. We've worked hard to make sure that all OPTAVIA 5 and 1 recipes listed are approved for the OPTAVIA 5&1 plan.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Receive the latest recipes

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Get notified about new recipes