French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

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French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

Indulge in the comforting flavors of French Onion Smothered Pork Chops, a perfect blend of savory caramelized onions, succulent pork, and melted cheese.

This recipe transforms simple ingredients into a culinary masterpiece, offering a delightful twist on traditional pork chops.

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French Onion Smothered Pork Chops Ingredients

  • 4-5 Pork Chops: Choose boneless cuts, each weighing around 150-200 grams.
  • Seasoning: A mix of garlic powder, salt, and pepper for the pork chops.
  • Onions: 2 large onions, sliced into rings. You can use brown, yellow, or white onions.
  • Garlic: 2 minced cloves for an aromatic kick.
  • Butter or Olive Oil: For caramelizing onions.
  • Flour: 2 tablespoons to thicken the gravy.
  • Beef Broth: 1 cup, preferably low sodium.
  • Cheese: 4 slices of your choice, like Gruyere, Swiss, or mozzarella.
  • Rosemary: Freshly chopped for garnishing.
French Onion Smothered Pork Chops recipe

Directions

  1. Caramelize Onions: In a pan, melt butter or heat olive oil. Add onions and garlic, cooking until golden brown and caramelized.
  2. Prepare Pork Chops: Season the chops with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Sear Pork Chops: In a skillet, sear the chops on each side for about one minute, ensuring they’re browned but not fully cooked.
  4. Make Gravy: In the same skillet, add flour to the onions, then slowly pour in beef broth, stirring to avoid lumps.
  5. Simmer Chops in Gravy: Return the chops to the pan, simmering in the gravy.
  6. Add Cheese: Top each chop with cheese and cover to melt.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle with rosemary and serve hot.

Notes

  • Variations: This recipe can be adapted using chicken or beef steaks.
  • Cheese Options: Different cheeses like Gruyere, Swiss, or mozzarella can be used based on preference.
  • Cooking Tips: Adjust the thickness of the gravy by adding more or less flour and broth.

Nutrition

NutrientAmount% Daily Value*
Calories394 cal20%
Carbohydrates9 g3%
Protein42 g84%
Fat19 g29%
Saturated Fat10 g63%
Cholesterol139 mg46%
Sodium398 mg17%
Potassium808 mg23%
Fiber1 g4%
Sugar2 g2%
Vitamin A415 IU8%
Vitamin C4.5 mg5%
Calcium225 mg23%
Iron1.2 mg7%

FAQs

  • Are there any alternatives to pork? Chicken or beef steaks make great substitutes for pork in this recipe.
  • How can I adjust the gravy thickness? Modify the flour and broth ratio to achieve your desired gravy consistency.

This French Onion Smothered Pork Chops recipe promises a delightful dining experience, combining gourmet flavors with home-cooked comfort. Perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion, this dish is sure to impress.

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French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

French Onion Smothered Pork Chops

Experience the gourmet blend of savory caramelized onions, tender pork chops, and melted cheese in our French Onion Smothered Pork Chops. Perfect for a comforting family dinner or a special occasion.

  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 45 servings 1x

Ingredients

Scale
  • 45 boneless pork chops (150-200g each)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 large onions, sliced into rings
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1.5 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 1 tsp oil (if needed)
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 4 slices cheese (Gruyere, Swiss, or mozzarella)
  • Fresh rosemary, finely chopped, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Caramelize Onions: In a pan, melt butter or heat olive oil. Add onions and garlic, cooking until golden brown and caramelized.
  2. Prepare Pork Chops: Season the chops with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Sear Pork Chops: In a skillet, sear the chops on each side for about one minute, ensuring they’re browned but not fully cooked.
  4. Make Gravy: In the same skillet, add flour to the onions, then slowly pour in beef broth, stirring to avoid lumps.
  5. Simmer Chops in Gravy: Return the chops to the pan, simmering in the gravy.
  6. Add Cheese: Top each chop with cheese and cover to melt.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Sprinkle with rosemary and serve hot.

Notes

Can substitute pork with chicken or beef steaks. Adjust gravy thickness as desired. Cheese type can be varied.

  • Author: Emma
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Sautéing, Simmering
  • Cuisine: Western

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 394 cal
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 398 mg
  • Fat: 19 g
  • Saturated Fat: 10 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: .
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 42 g
  • Cholesterol: 139 mg

Keywords: French Onion, Pork Chops, Caramelized Onions, Cheese

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