Brown Sugar & Garlic Pork chops with Homemade Mac & Cheese

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes


  • 2 Boneless Porkchops
  • 6 tbsp of butter (split)
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Fresh parsley
  • 1 cup elbow macaroni
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan
  • 1/2 cup shredded white sharp cheddar
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. For Mac & Cheese:
  2. In a medium pot, add water and put over medium-high heat.
  3. Once water is boiling, put in elbow macaroni. Continue cooking until al dente.
  4. Drain pasta and return to the same pot. Add 2 tbsp of butter and heavy cream. Stir well until butter is melted.
  5. Add parmesan and white sharp cheddar cheese. Continue stirring until cheese is melted and completely coating pasta.
  6. Add a dash of salt and pepper to taste.
  7. For Porkchops:
  8. Add 2 tbsp of butter to a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  9. Season pork chops with salt and pepper to your liking.
  10. Once butter in skillet is mostly melted, add pork chops.
  11. Continue cooking for a few minutes and flip pork chops to other side.
  12. Once pork chops are cooked, remove them from the skillet.
  13. In the same skillet, lower the heat and add 2 tbsp of butter, brown sugar, garlic, and red pepper.
  14. Stir well together until the ingredients are well incorporated.
  15. Add pork chops back to pan and simmer for a few minutes, coating the pork chops in the sauce.
  16. Add parley to garnish and serve pork chops with mac & cheese and enjoy!