Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe

Savory Mushroom-Infused Pork Chops is a mouthwatering meal that merges juicy pork chops with the deep, umami essence of mushrooms. This well-loved gastronomic creation showcases a harmonious interplay of robust protein and fragrant herbs, enveloped in a velvety sauce that tantalizes the palate. Suitable for everyday family gatherings or festive events, these pork chops can be accompanied by pillowy mashed potatoes or vibrant steamed veggies, ensuring a warm and fulfilling dining experience that always hits the spot.

Recipe for Mushroom Pork Chops

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 35 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 boneless pork chops (approximately 1 inch thick)
  • Salt and pepper, for seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, cut into slices
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves

Instructions:

  1. Sprinkle both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper.
  2. Warm the olive oil in a sizable skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Place the pork chops in the skillet, cooking for 4-5 minutes on each side until they are browned and thoroughly cooked. Remove them from the skillet and keep them aside.
  4. Using the same skillet, cook the diced onion for 2-3 minutes until it becomes tender.
  5. Add the finely chopped garlic and cook for another minute.
  6. Incorporate the sliced mushrooms and cook for 5-6 minutes until they soften and release their juices.
  7. Pour the chicken stock into the skillet and let the mixture come to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the whipping cream, Parmesan cheese, parsley, thyme, and rosemary to the skillet, cooking for 3-4 minutes as the sauce thickens.
  9. Put the pork chops back in the skillet, spooning the sauce over them. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to ensure they are well-heated.
  10. Serve the Savory Mushroom-Smothered Pork Chops with your preferred side dish and savor the flavors!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 490 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugars: 3 g