Pork Chops With Onion Gravy

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Today we’re talking about Pork Chops with Onion Gravy, a dish so comforting and delicious that it might just become your new go-to recipe. Imagine tender pork chops perfectly seasoned and seared, bathing in a pool of homemade onion gravy. The mouth-watering aroma alone is enough to make your neighbors knock on your door to ask, “What’s cooking?”

If you’re someone who loves a hearty, fulfilling meal but doesn’t want to spend hours in the kitchen, this is for you. In just about 30 minutes from prep to plate, you can serve up a dish that tastes like it simmered all day long. It’s also incredibly versatile—perfect for weeknight dinners, Sunday suppers, or impressing your in-laws. The rich and savory flavors pack a punch, and let’s be honest, who can resist a good gravy? The best part is, you don’t have to be a seasoned chef to pull this off. It’s simple, it’s scrumptious, it’s sweet and savory all at the same time, and it’s ready to elevate your dinner game.

Why You’ll Love Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

  • Quick and Easy: From start to finish, this dish takes about 30 minutes. It’s perfect for those busy evenings when you’re looking for something substantial but straightforward.
  • Budget-Friendly: Pork chops are often more cost-effective than other types of meat, making this dish easy on the wallet without compromising on taste.
  • Rich Flavor Profile: The seasonings and the homemade onion gravy bring a depth of flavor that is both comforting and gourmet. It’s an impressive dish that’s not actually hard to make.
  • Versatile Meal: Whether you’re serving this for a casual weeknight dinner or a special occasion, it fits the bill. You can easily adjust the servings to accommodate more people.
  • Healthy-ish Comfort Food: The use of olive oil and controlled seasonings make it a bit more health-conscious than your average comfort food, without sacrificing flavor.

What You Need To Make Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Skillet
  • Kitchen Knife

Ingredients You Need To Make Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

  • Pork chops
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • Onion
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Paprika
  • Beef broth
  • Cornstarch
  • Butter
  • Garlic clove
  • Mushroom powder
  • Worcestershire sauce

How To Make Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

  1. Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel.
  2. In a bowl, mix 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and paprika well.
  3. Season both sides of the pork chops.
  4. Add olive oil to a large deep skillet and place it over medium heat.
  5. Add the pork chops to the heated skillet and cook each side for 2-3 minutes. This is just to get a quick sear.
  6. Remove the pork chops and turn the heat to medium/low.
  7. Add butter and onion to the pan. Cook until the onions are translucent.
  8. Add the rest of the seasonings and the minced garlic clove, and toss well.
  9. Mix the cornstarch with the beef stock and add it to the onions.
  10. Mix well and add the pork chops back to the pan.
  11. Allow to cook for 10 minutes and serve with mashed potatoes. Enjoy!

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I Use Chicken Broth Instead of Beef Broth?

For this particular recipe, beef broth is recommended for the richest flavor. However, if you only have chicken broth, it can serve as a substitute.

What Type of Pork Chops Work Best?

Bone-in or boneless will both work, but bone-in chops tend to be juicier and more flavorful.

Can I Make the Onion Gravy Ahead of Time?

Yes, you can make the onion gravy in advance and reheat it when you’re ready to serve the pork chops.

How Can I Store Leftovers?

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat on the stove for the best results.

Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

Prep Time: 15 minutes. Cooking Time: 10 to 15 minutes Additional Time: 0 Servings: 2 servings
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 431kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • Kitchen Knife

Ingredients

  • 2 pork chops-D’artagnan
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 onion thin sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp paprika
  • 2 cup beef broth
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 large garlic clove minced
  • 1 tbsp mushroom powder
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

Instructions

  • Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel.
  • In a bowl add 1/2 tsp kosher salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika and mix well.
  • Season both sides of the pork chops. with the season mixture
  • Add the olive oil to a large deep skillet.
  • Place over medium heat.
  • Add the pork chops to a heated skillet and cook each side for 2-3 minutes.
  • We’re just getting a quick sear.
  • Remove the chops, turn the heat to med/low.
  • Add the butter and onion to the pan.
  • Cook until the onions are translucent.
  • Add the rest of the seasonings, the minced garlic clove and toss well.
  • Mix the cornstarch with the beef stock and add to the onions.
  • Mix well and add the pork chops back to the pan. Allow to cook for 10 minutes and serve with mashed potatoes. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Serving: 1chop | Calories: 431kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 2252mg | Potassium: 753mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 422IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg
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At the end of the day, there are plenty of reasons to make Pork Chops with Onion Gravy a regular in your meal rotation. The first is its incredible depth of flavor; it hits all the right notes—salty, sweet, and savory—all while providing the comfort that only a dish like this can deliver. The second reason is its sheer practicality. It doesn’t demand exotic ingredients or intricate cooking techniques. With simple, wholesome ingredients and a skillet, you’re well on your way to a meal that’s as satisfying as it is delightful. Making this recipe is not just cooking; it’s like giving yourself and your loved ones a warm hug in food form. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll be counting down the days until you can make it again. Cheers to delicious, soul-satisfying meals!

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