Lou 's Pork Chops Pizzaiola Style

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Recipe by atm1970

My honey absolutely loves this! Easy to make and not a lot of ingredients. I do stress that you use pork chops with the bone in it. I believe the bone adds more flavor. This should cook for a while so the pork gets tender and starts to separate from the bone. If you choose a thicker cut allow more time for the meat to tenderize. This recipe tends to make a thinner tomato sauce,you may use one can of plain plum tomatoes and one can of plum tomatoes with thick puree for a thicker sauce. Basil should be added at the very end of cooking process. Serve with your favorite pasta and salad. Mangia!

Top Review by AcadiaTwo

Very tasty! I used crushed tomatoes as that was what I bought by mistake. And I doubled the sauce as my DH loves a lot of sauce. Next time I make it, I'm going to add a little wine. I also served it with mashed potatoes. True comfort food! Made for Spring 2012 PAC.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle chops with pepper and saute with olive oil in a large skillet until golden brown on both sides.
  2. If there is too much oil in the pan remove some but not all.
  3. Add 2 cans of tomatoes and kosher salt.
  4. Bring tomatoes and pork chops to a boil for several minutes.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer.
  6. Cover skillet and cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until chops are tender and almost falling apart.
  7. Add basil leaves 5-7 minutes before removing skillet from heat.
  8. Use left over sauce from skillet to go over your pasta.

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