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Taco Pork Chops Recipe

Taco Pork Chops Recipe

With a kick from taco seasoning, everyday and ordinary take a backseat to new and exciting. You'll love this dressed-up version of the weeknight staple. These pork chops are tender, saucy and just right for the kids. —Fay Baswell, Lodi, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 envelope taco seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, 3/4 cup water, onion and taco seasoning. Pour over pork and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°. Let meat stand 5 minutes before serving.
  • 2. Remove pork to a serving plate and keep warm. Combine flour and remaining water until smooth. Stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Serve with pork chops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 327 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 1134mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein

Reviews for Taco Pork Chops

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Reviewed Mar. 9, 2013

"Super easy and extremely delicious! One of my husband's new favorites! The kids liked it, too :)"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2013

"Made this tonight for the roomates and myself as I had every thing on hand, this was awesome every body said this is definetly a keeper. Loved by all"

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2012

"I'm always hesitant about trying new dinners with 3 of them quite picky. However, this recipe was a hit! Will definitely be making it again and again and again.....the sauce/gravy was delicious on the rice too."

Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"I used taco sauce instead of tomato sauce for a little extra kick. My son and I enjoyed this with rice."

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2011

"This pork chop recipe was very refreshing! My whole family enjoyed it. We all felt it was a keeper. It has been added to my folder as a monthly dinner. :)"

Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"These were very good. I can't wait to try this on other meats. I did not use the water and flour to make extra sauce, because you already have plenty. My husband was very surprised by these. Everyone enjoyed them"

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2011

"Easy to make and would also taste great with chicken!"

Reviewed Nov. 26, 2010

"So simple but so good! my husband loved them, he now wants me to try this with chicken."

Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"This was excellent! Easy to make and everyone loved it."

Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"Really easy to prepare. I skipped the step with the flour and water at the end, extra sauce is not necessary."

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2010

"This is wonderful! All of my family ate it, including the children!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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