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Herb Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

Herb Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

I've had this recipe for almost 50 years. Any time I want the meal to be extra special - for dinner parties with friends, birthdays, anniversaries or holiday meals - I prepare these pork chops. I never fail to get compliments on this entree. -Bessie Hulett, Shively, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 pork loin chops (1-1/4 inches thick)


  • 1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, saute celery leaves and onion in 1 tablespoon of butter until soft. Remove from the heat; stir in bread crumbs, 1/3 cup broth and seasonings; mix well. Cut a pocket in each pork chop by slicing from the fat side almost to the bone. Spoon about 1/2 cup stuffing into each pocket. Secure with string or toothpicks.
  • 2. Melt remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat. Brown the chops on both sides. Place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish; pour remaining broth over the chops. Cover and bake at 350° for 40-50 minutes or until juices run clear. Remove string or toothpicks before serving. Thicken pan juices if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 477 calories, 22g fat (11g saturated fat), 117mg cholesterol, 1436mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein

Reviews for Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

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Reviewed Apr. 20, 2016

"This recipe works perfectly using my electric skillet with lid. I brown the chops and finish the cooking with one pan. Hubby and all 4 girls love this!"

Reviewed Feb. 16, 2016

"It was just stuffing in a pork chop. It seemed a bit dry."

Reviewed Nov. 1, 2015

"Loved this recipe! Thanks so much! I will definitely be making this more often. I also baked mine in the same pan I browned the meat in. Husband gave it a big thumbs up!!!"

Reviewed Jan. 16, 2015

"I look forward to making this for the next 50 years! Thank you for this delicious recipe!"

Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"This smells so good! I used gluten free coating on the chops before browning. Boxed stuffing mix in the chops as a short-cut, (and because my dh loves that stuff!)"

Reviewed Feb. 20, 2014

"I used whole wheat panko instead of bread crumbs... I then baked the pork chops in the same pan I browned them in... After they were bake through, I removed them added a little more chicken broth and a pat of butter and made a sauce to top them... Yummy..."

Reviewed Nov. 8, 2013

"These were great! My family loved them! I doubled the recipe and made four chops and 4x's the stuffing. Also, for the stuffing I used 1/2 Pepperidge Farm stuffing and 1/2 old bread! It was so good! This will definitely be a staple in my kitchen!"

Reviewed Nov. 6, 2013

"Wonderful! The entire family loved it! I made my own dry bread crumbs added dried cranberries and used chopped celery. The celery gave it a crunch I love. Chopped very small. Served with cinnamon and brown sugar apples! Yum! Of course I doubled all!"

Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

"One of the best stuffed chop recipes I've tried/tasted! Will add to my recipe box for family favorites!"

Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

"Made these tonight and will definitely make again! I did use 1c. bread crumbs. For a slightly "lower fat" version, use olive oil instead of butter. This recipe was simple, delicious, and there was not a crumb left at dinner! Thanks for sharing such an awesome recipe!"

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2013

"My family really enjoyed these pork chops, definitely making them again!"

Reviewed Jul. 15, 2013

"This was absolutely amazingly mouth watering. I loved these pork chops. Would so make them again."

Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"Bessie, thanks so much for this wonderful recipe! I made them for my husband's birthday per his request and he said they're just fantastic. 'An excellent birthday dinner'."

Reviewed Nov. 14, 2010

"This was absolutely delightful. Our guest even asked to take the leftovers home! I will make it again and again."

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2010

"Made it after work one night, doubled it for 4 pork chops, and had it with rice and a green salad. My family absolutely loved it! so this one is a keeper!

Michelle Gregoire, Manitoba, Canada"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer