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Onion-Herb Pork Chops Recipe

Onion-Herb Pork Chops Recipe

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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop equals 413 calories, 24 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 110 mg cholesterol, 639 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 33 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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