Pork Chop Recipes

Italian Skillet Pork Chops recipe

A simple dinner that can be prepared in minutes, this Skillet Pork Chop dinner is bursting with flavor. A simple Italian-inspired sauce is cooked alongside tender pork chops and served atop a pile of tender ziti pasta for a hearty, filling and savory meal any time.


  • 4 Tbsp olive oil
  • 6 bone-in pork chops, ¾-inch thick
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 lb mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 (24 oz) jar fresh Italian pasta sauce
  • 4 c. ziti pasta, cooked and drained


  1. Heat 1 Tbsp oil in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork chops and cook until they are browned on both sides. Remove from skillet and set aside.

  2. Heat 3 Tbsp olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and onion, and saute until aromatic and tender. Add mushrooms, and saute until soft and brown, approximately 5 minutes.

  3. Add sauce to skillet and bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low. Return pork chops to pan, cover, and cook for 10-12 minutes or until pork is cooked through.

  4. Serve pork chops and sauce with pasta, topped with fresh cheese if desired.

Author: Catherine Herzog.

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1 lbabout 454g (453.59 grams based on 453.59 grams in a pound)
24 ozabout 680g (680.388 grams based on 28.3495 grams in an ounce)
4 cupsabout 946ml (946.36 mililitres based on 236.59 mililitres in a US cup)


Published: April 13, 2012
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