preheat oven to 350°
FOR THE POTATOES:
wash and cube potatoes.
melt the 2tbl. of butter
take the melted butter and pour over bottom of a glass 13x9 baking dish to coat the bottom
pour diced potatoes over butter in the dish.
melt the stick of butter.
add the garlic to the butter and mix
pour garlic butter mix over potatoes.
sprinkle desired amount of pepper, salt and parsely over potatoes.
toss to coat.
FOR THE PORK CHOPS:
heat a large skillet with 2 of the four tbl. of butter. add garlic.
saute until browned.
season both sides of the chops with desired amount of salt, pepper and parsley.
add chops to skillet and saute for 5 min. per side to lightly brown. chops will not be done and will.still be pink. do not fully cook them.
remove chops from skillet and place on top of the potatoes. make sure smaller chops are in the center cuz they will cook faster
take remaining butter and melt in hot skillet. scrape drippings and get all that yummy garlic.
pour butter drippings over chops and potatoes.
completely cover pan with foil and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until chops are no longer pink and potatoes are soft. (depending on thickness of your chops) (if chops are done but potatoes are not.. remove chops and continue cooking potatoes.)
remove chops from dish and transfer to serving tray.
remove potatoes from dish with a slotted spoon and place into serving bowl.
pour the garlic butter juice into a bowl. and use this juice as a gravy over your pork chop.
serve with your favorite veggies!
serves 6 normally but I have big Eaters so it served 4 in my house. :)
hint: you can add some red pepper flakes on the potatoes and the chops to give it a kick or use spicy montreal steak seasoning on the chops during saute to give them a kick..