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Elegant Pork Marsala Recipe

Elegant Pork Marsala Recipe

Wine and mushrooms lend elegance to this oh-so-simple pork dish. Use pre-sliced mushrooms and minced garlic to save time. Cleanup is one-pan easy. —Kim Gillis, High Falls, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 boneless pork loin chops (4 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 turkey bacon strips, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 cup Marsala wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth


  • 1. In a shallow bowl, mix flour and pepper. Dip pork chops in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  • 2. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork chops; cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove from pan; keep warm.
  • 3. In same skillet, add mushrooms, onion and bacon to drippings; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add wine; increase heat to medium-high. Cook, stirring to loosen browned bits from pan.
  • 4. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and broth until smooth; add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with pork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup sauce: 232 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 24g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 0 starch, 3 lean meat, 0 fat.

Reviews for Elegant Pork Marsala

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2014

"Easily one of my favorite recipes! Even good as left-overs!"

marialice adele
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"Always use DRY Marsala....even in desserts!"

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"My husband made this for one of our Saturday night dinners. I loved it, and so did he. We made one small change...we used pork tenderloin because that's what we had. Thanks for posting, Kim."

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"Bacon makes this dish. Also I used bone in pork chops for added flavor !"

Reviewed Feb. 23, 2014

"Loved the turkey bacon in it - wonderful smell, wonderful taste, have put it in my recipe box. I used chicken broth instead of wine. I used extra olive oil when I was preparing the mushrooms, onions and bacon. Every once in awhile I sniff the wonderful smell that it left in my kitchen. Will definitely make it again."

Reviewed Jan. 30, 2014

"My boyfreind and I loved!!! this recipe. I bought 8 thin sliced chops. I'm all for healthy, but used regular flour instead. I did though spend the money on the turkey bacon and crisped that up in the microwave first. perfect! I bought the marsala wine at my local grocery store which was a dry & sweet combo. Definitely saving it to my recipe box*****"

Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"Recipe does not state which wine....................dry or sweet? This makes me burning mad. I go get all ingredients and then find out at the liquor store there are both kinds! C'mon Taste of Home you should know better!"

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2013

"Okay but not special and I did not care for the after taste."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2013 Edited Jan. 11, 2013

"We just did not think the taste was that great."

Reviewed Sep. 15, 2010

"Didn't like the turkey bacon with the pork chop. Maybe my chops were exceptionally lean, but I had no drippings in my pan at all. The bacon did not become crisp (more the texture of rubber bands!) IF I ever made this again, I would eliminate the turkey bacon all together."

Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"This recipe was delicious. We usually have center cut chops but I purchased the boneless for this recipe and my family loved it. I did not have the wine so I used the extra chicken broth as suggested. It work well. we will certainly have this again."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2010

"This is a keeper. I only had a package of 4 pork chops, and it still worked. I had planned on leftovers, but my SO didn't leave any!"

Reviewed Feb. 18, 2010

"Best pork marsala ever? I'd say "absolutely!" My dad and I love this dish and make it often, mixing up the types of mushrooms just for fun!"

D Lowery
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2009

"It was delicious. I did not have the chops so I made medallions out of a pork tenderloin. Since I did not have any wine, I added about 2 Tbsp of cooking sherry to the chicken broth. I also think I would put a little salt in the flour and pepper mix. I plan to make it again!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.