Baked Chops and Cottage Fries

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 55 min.


6 servings

Updated: Apr. 06, 2023
Convenience items like frozen vegetables, cottage fries and a jar of cheese sauce make it a snap to assemble this comforting pork chop supper. It's a simple one-dish meal. —Gregg Voss, Emerson, Nebraska
Baked Chops and Cottage Fries Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick and 7 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 cup cheese dip
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 4 cups frozen cottage (waffle) fries
  • 1 can (2.8 ounces) french-fried onions, divided
  • 4 cups frozen broccoli florets


  1. In a large skillet, brown pork chops in oil; sprinkle with seasoned salt. In a small bowl, combine cheese sauce and milk until blended.
  2. Spread into a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Top with cottage fries and half of the onions. Layer with broccoli and pork chops.
  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining onions. Bake until a thermometer reads 160°, 10 minutes longer.

Baked Chops and Cottage Fries Tips

What are cottage fries?

Cottage fries are thick sliced potatoes that have a crinkle-cut texture. Their appearance looks like the shingled roofs you would see on little cottages and houses—hence the name, "cottage fries."

What else can I make with frozen cottage fries?

There are many recipes that use frozen french fries—and whether the recipe calls for steak fries, waffle fries or straight-cut fries, you can always use cottage fries instead.

Are there other similar easy meals I can make?

There are many other simple recipes that you can make in just a single pan. For some new ideas to mix up your weeknight dinner routine, try these 13x9 casseroles. For another satisfying pork chops dish, try our Baked Smothered Pork Chops recipe.

Research contributed by Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Culinary Assistant

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 533 calories, 28g fat (11g saturated fat), 116mg cholesterol, 1208mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 38g protein.