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Potato and Pork Skillet Recipe

Potato and Pork Skillet Recipe

This scrumptious skillet dinner from Mary Tallman in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin makes the ideal hurry-up entree for a hungry family. Round out the meal with steamed vegetables or a rustic green salad.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 medium red potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup diced roasted sweet red peppers


  • 1. Sprinkle pork chops with pepper. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until chops are lightly browned; drain. Remove and keep warm.
  • 2. In the same skillet, saute the potatoes, onion and oregano for 6-8 minutes or until potatoes are almost tender. Stir in broth and red peppers; bring to a boil.
  • 3. Top with pork chops. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, stirring occasionally. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (prepared with reduced-sodium broth) equals 292 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 297 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Reviews for Potato and Pork Skillet

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2014

"I think this recipe could have used a lot more seasoning. Salt would have been a good addition. I almost added it when cooking the pork chops, but wanted to make it as is. Should have gone with my gut. Luckily I made this recipe with the Pea Pods and Peppers Recipe on this site as well so we mixed that in with the pork recipe on our plates and that added a ton more flavor."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"pork chops are verry moist I used garlic pepper and a dash of papreka on chops added more baby red potatos and it came out fantastic. wife loved it. will add to my recipe list. thanks for sharing this recipe."

Reviewed May. 1, 2010

"The pork chops turned out very tender, however, I thought it was a little bland. I may make it again just to see if it would turn out differently."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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