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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


  • 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


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

Reviews for Onion-Herb Pork Chops

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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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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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