Onion-Herb Pork Chops Recipe
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Onion-Herb Pork Chops Recipe

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Enjoy gourmet taste without all the work. “These pork chops have fabulous French flavor, plus they’re so simple to prepare!” says Brigetta Hughes from Van Meter, Iowa.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 teaspoon plus 2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 5 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 413 calories, 24g fat (13g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 639mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein.


  1. In a small skillet, melt 1 teaspoon butter over medium heat. Stir in the onion, broth, tarragon and thyme. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until onion is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle pork chops with salt and pepper. In another skillet, brown chops over medium heat in 1 tablespoon butter.
  3. Spoon half of the onion mixture into a baking dish coated with cooking spray; top with pork and remaining onion mixture. Combine bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese; sprinkle over top.
  4. Melt remaining butter; drizzle over crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until meat juices run clear. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Onion-Herb Pork Chops in Cooking for 2 Winter 2007, p26

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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kmpatch User ID: 149103 248501
Reviewed May. 22, 2016

"I doubled this and made four chops. easy enough to prepare. I found there was too much of the crumb mixture. I might experiment with different herb combinations in the future."

saltybeefnstickyrice User ID: 6742123 235430
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2015

"Loved this! Was short on time and didn't have bread crumbs handy, so I skipped them and just sprinkled the chops with parmesan. A delicious change from the mushroom soup-topped pork or the sweet pork recipes."

luigimon User ID: 1692040 217406
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2015

"This is so yummy and my apartment smelled so good while the onion mixture was simmering. I was out of Parmesan cheese, so I used crumbled feta. I loved this! Next time I'll make it with the Parm but will make it again with the feta, too!!"

Scourge User ID: 3899968 66781
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2013

"I gave it a big YES! Very tasty and portions good for 2."

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