Loveless Cafe's Braised Pork Chops

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

These are absolutely amazing! While home with the flu, I saw the chef from the Loveless Cafe in Tennessee on the Martha Stewart show. She made these pork chops on the show and they looked so good that I had to try them. My entire family loved them. As usual, I reduced the sugar content by using Splenda's brown sugar instead of the real stuff. I also doubled the sauce, which you won't regret. Note: Recipe from "Southern Country Cooking from the Loveless Cafe," by Jane and Michael Stern.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Brown pork chops on all sides, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  3. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, stir together mustard, vinegar, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic salt with 1/3 cup water.
  4. Pour over pork chops. Reduce heat, cover, and cook until tender, about 1 hour.
  5. Transfer pork to a serving platter.
  6. Raise heat to medium-high and cook sauce until thickened, about 5 minutes.
  7. Pour sauce over pork chops; garnish with parsley and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

I think the previous reviews must be duds, as I do not understand how this recipe gets 4-5 stars. I would not cook it again it is certainly nothing special, in fact totally boring. Don't waste your time or ingredients!

seascape November 05, 2013

this receipe is not to my liking.If you like overcooked meat that has no juice or flavor other than the sauce-you will like this.I will not cook pork chops this way again.

William G. November 09, 2016

The sauce is delicious! I made this recipe twice. I used 3/4 inch boneless loin chops, seared 2 minutes each side. The first time I braised for 45 minutes and the second time for 30 minutes. Both times the chops were overcooked and dry. Does anyone have any suggestions?

pbalb September 12, 2015

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