Superfast Pork Chop Suppers

Bring the flavors of Italy, Mexico, and even the Deep South to the dinner table with quick-cooking pork chop dishes.

  • Pork Chops with Country Gravy
    Photo: Beau Gustafson; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Pork Chops with Country Gravy

    Dive into a home-style dish of quintessential comfort food. Pair with instant mashed potatoes and lima beans to round out the Southern dish. Use the tips for making gravy and use the techniques in other similar pork chop dishes.
  • <p>Honey-Glazed Pork Chops and Tomato Salad</p>

    Honey-Glazed Pork Chops and Tomato Salad

    Pork chops gain just a touch of sweetness from the honey glaze, which pairs well with the natural sweetness of roasted cherry tomatoes and balsamic vinegar.
  • Skillet Pork Chop Saute with Peaches
    Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Skillet Pork Chop Sauté with Peaches

    Juicy summer peaches brighten up just about any dish. Serve this quick and easy skillet pork chop recipe over quick-cooking couscous.
  • Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Pork Chops
    Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto

    Moroccan Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Pork Chops

    It's all about textures here: crisp carrot slices, hearty pork and chickpeas, and delicate herbs. Make sure to use very fresh mint--it really makes a difference--and get the pan ripping hot before you add the chops; that's what will give them their nice brown crust.
  • Blue Cheese-Stuffed Pork Chops with Pears
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Blue Cheese-Stuffed Pork Chops with Pears

    This quick-cooking dish offers a nice balance of savory and sweet tastes. Serve with a side of simple roasted Brussels sprouts for a special meal that's full of fall flavors.
  • Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Onions
    Photo: Johnny Autry, Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr, Lindsey Lower

    Pork Chops with Roasted Apples and Onions

    Pork chops and apples make a perfect pairing for a quick skillet meal that feels like fall.
  • Greek-Style Pork Chops
    Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Greek-Style Pork Chops

    These Greek-style pork chops feature classic Mediterranean ingredients like garlic, oregano, yogurt, fresh dill, cucumber, and red onion. Serve toasted pita wedges with the pork chops.
  • <p>Pork Chops with Agrodolce Peaches</p>

    Pork Chops with Agrodolce Peaches

    Even imperfect peaches taste wonderful when cooked in honey and vinegar, creating an Italian sauce called agrodolce ("sour-sweet").
  • Pork Chops with Grits and Red-Eye Gravy
    Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Pork Chops with Grits and Red-Eye Gravy

    These skillet pork chops are topped with a classic red-eye gravy and served with quick-cooking grits. They are the perfect entree when you need a quick and easy weeknight dinner!
  • Pork Schnitzel
    Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

    Pork Schnitzel

    Schnitzel is pounded thin, lightly breaded, and pan-fried to create a gorgeous crust. Serve with baby carrots and peas.
  • Pork Chops with Lemon Spinach
    Randy Mayor; Jen Rotenstreich

    Pork Chops with Lemon Spinach

    Lightly bread boneless chops with a fragrant mixture of brown sugar, red pepper, and nutmeg, then serve with a mildly tart lemon spinach side. The flavor combination is sure to awaken every square inch of your taste buds.
  • Buttermilk-Brined Pork Chops
    Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

    Buttermilk-Brined Pork Chops

    An overnight brine transforms center-cut chops into a fall-off-the-bone tender main dish. The brine, made from buttermilk, salt, sugar, lemon rind, rosemary, and sage, adds such bright flavor that, when cooking, a sprinkle of pepper is all the chops need. Pair with a green veggie and roasted sweet potatoes for a top-notch main dish.
  • Honey and Spice-Glazed Pork Chops
    Randy Mayor; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Honey and Spice-Glazed Pork Chops

    Kick up the heat in the kitchen with a spicy-sweet glaze made with pantry staples. Brown chops, then cook in a flavorful mixture of honey, Dijon mustard, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, and ground cloves. Serve with mashed potatoes and top with the excess honey sauce.
  • Pork Chops Stuffed with Feta and Spinach
    Lee Harrelson; Jan Gautro

    Pork Stuffed with Feta and Spinach

    Go Greek with Mediterranean-inspired chops stuffed with a combination of spinach, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, and feta cheese. A top-rated dish, this pork chop dinner garnered rave reviews from our users, who suggested serving this hearty entree with a simple salad or grilled veggies.
  • Pork Loin Chops with Cinnamon Apples
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Pork Chops with Cinnamon Apples

    Update the childhood classic of pork chops and applesauce by serving a fragrant supper of sage-rubbed chops paired with tender-and-tart Granny Smith apples. Cook the apples with butter, brown sugar, lemon juice, and ground cinnamon for a side dish that tastes good enough to be dessert.
  • Balsamic-Plum Glazed Pork Chops
    Lee Harrelson

    Glazed Pork Chops

    Branch out from comfort food and sample these pork chops basted with a sweet-and-savory glaze. Serve over couscous to catch every last drop of the delectable sauce.
  • Pork Chops with Bourbon-Peach Sauce
    Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

    Pork Chops with Bourbon-Peach Sauce

    This one-pan dish pairs well with quick-cooking asparagus. Cook the pork chops first, then use the same skillet to make the savory pan sauce. The recipe calls for frozen peaches, so enjoy this Southern-style favorite year around.
  • Mole-Style Pork Chops
    Randy Mayor

    Mole-Style Pork Chops

    Serve mole-style chops using a key ingredient that's sure to keep your guests guessing: cocoa powder. Cocoa adds a smooth, rich flavor without over-sweetening the dish. After you sample it with pork, try the rub on chicken or other types of meat for a festive, Mexican-inspired dinner.
  • Pork Chops Marsala
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Pork Chops Marsala

    Bring a taste of Italy to the table without breaking out the box of pasta. The rich, smoky flavor of Marsala wine adds depth to the chops' pan sauce. Save time in this quick-cooking recipe by buying pre-minced garlic and pre-chopped mushrooms.
  • Peppered Pork and Pears

    Peppered Pork and Pears

    Add more fruit to your diet by adding a few servings to the main dish. Bartlett pears hold up well when cooking in the white-wine-and-pear-brandy mixture. The sweet-and-savory sauce pairs well with the delicately spiced sauce, flavored with ground peppercorns.
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