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How to Find the Perfect Smoked Pork Chop Wingman

Smoked pork chops are a quick, delicious, and flavorful protein to serve as the main course for a meal. To take the stress out of weeknight meals here are some perfect pairings to serve beside your Middle Farm chops!

  1. Mashed Potatoes: Creamy mashed potatoes are a classic side dish that pairs well with smoked pork chops. You can add butter, garlic, or herbs for extra flavor.

  2. Grilled Seasonal Vegetables: Grilled or roasted seasonal vegetables, such as asparagus in the spring, zucchini in the summer, and bell peppers, or Brussels sprouts in the fall, can complement the smokiness of the pork chops. Drizzle them with olive oil and season with salt and pepper before grilling or roasting.

  3. Apple Sauce: Pork and apples are a classic combination. Serve your smoked pork chops with homemade or store-bought applesauce for a sweet and tangy contrast.

  4. Green Beans: Sautéed or steamed green beans make a great side dish. You can add some slivered almonds or garlic for extra flavor.

  5. Coleslaw: Creamy coleslaw provides a nice crunch and a touch of sweetness that pairs well with the smoky flavor of the pork chops.

  6. Scalloped Potatoes: Thinly sliced potatoes baked in a creamy cheese sauce make for a rich and comforting side dish. Autumn on a plate; just add pumpkin pie for dessert!

  7. Squash Soup: For another fall favourite try butternut squash soup. It's sweet flavour and velvety texture are a perfect pairing for smoked chops.

  8. Rice Pilaf: A flavorful rice pilaf with herbs, vegetables, or nuts can be a great side to balance the meal.

  9. Cornbread: Cornbread is a Southern favorite and pairs nicely with smoked pork chops. You can serve it with honey or butter for extra flavor.

  10. Grilled Corn on the Cob: Seasoned and grilled corn on the cob is a simple and delicious side dish to go with your smoked pork chops.

  11. Fruit Salad: A fresh fruit salad with a mix of seasonal fruits can provide a refreshing contrast to the savory smoked pork chops.

  12. Mixed Greens Salad: A simple salad with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and a vinaigrette dressing can add a refreshing element to your meal.

Feel free to mix and match these suggestions to create a well-rounded and satisfying meal. Enjoy!

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