Tarragon-Dijon Pork Chops Recipe
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Tarragon-Dijon Pork Chops Recipe

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For my smoky chops, I add tarragon for a hint of herbs. If you like a lot of sauce, double or triple the ingredients. —Julie Danler, Bel Aire, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick and 6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons chipotle or other hot pepper sauce
  • 1 tablespoon red wine, optional
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 1/3 cup mushroom mixture: 334 calories, 17g fat (5g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 417mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 37g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Sprinkle chops with garlic powder and pepper. In a large ovenproof skillet, heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium heat. Brown chops on both sides; remove from pan.
  2. In same skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and green onions; cook and stir 3 minutes. Place chops over mushroom mixture. Bake, uncovered, 8-10 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in pork reads 145°.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix mustard, pepper sauce and, if desired, wine; spread over chops. Bake 2 minutes longer. Sprinkle with tarragon. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tarragon-Dijon Pork Chops in Simple & Delicious June/July 2016

Light-Bodied Red Wine

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

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 261089
Reviewed Feb. 10, 2017

"I made mine in a cast iron skillet. Loved the bed of mushrooms. Served with garlic-olive oil mashed potatoes."

bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 254439
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2016

"Wonderful flavor and easy. My kind of meal."

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