Pork Chops Italiano Recipe

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Pork Chops Italiano Recipe
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Pork Chops Italiano Recipe

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I have been making this recipe for more than 30 years. Children as well as adults love them. These juicy chops are covered with a basil-seasoned tomato sauce and melted cheese. They're so easy and so fast, too. Any cut of chop can be used...I like to use boneless.—Janene Christensen, Eureka, Missouri
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4-inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 slices slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into rings

Directions

Sprinkle pork chops with pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in butter on both sides; drain. Combine the tomato sauce, water, Italian seasoning and basil; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
Top each pork chop with cheese and green pepper. Cover and cook 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops Italiano in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p14

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 211 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein.

  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4-inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 4 slices slices part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into rings
  1. Sprinkle pork chops with pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in butter on both sides; drain. Combine the tomato sauce, water, Italian seasoning and basil; pour over chops. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until meat juices run clear.
  2. Top each pork chop with cheese and green pepper. Cover and cook 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Pork Chops Italiano in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p14

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 129052
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2013

"These were delicious! The only change I made was to add the pepper rings at the same time as the sauce to they were well cooked."

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hungryhubby User ID: 5546441 153495
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

"Very Very Tasty!"

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devilgrrl User ID: 5356323 62655
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2010

"My husband made these. Very tasty! We all loved it!"

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jennax User ID: 4303032 144310
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2009

"I have had this many times, this Lady is a great cook, I am sad that she didn't put more recipes online. She really new how to COOK! her loosemeat sandwiches were out of this world. RIP

Great dish!"

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