1 hr 20 mins
I've been making this simple dish for years. Plenty of gravy for mashed potatoes or rice. Sometimes I bake this covered in the oven at 350F - they come out just as moist and tender. Use bone-in or boneless chops. These are even better in the crock pot, if you have that much time.
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- 4 pork chops or 4 pork steaks, 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick
- 2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup, condensed
- 1 (7/8 ounce) package brown gravy mix, dry
- 1 (7/8 ounce) package pork gravy mix, dry
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large sweet onion, sliced 1/4-inch thick and separated into rounds
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
- 11. In a medium bowl, thoroughly blend condensed soup (Do NOT add any water), dry gravy mixes, salt and pepper. Fill one soup can 3/4 full of water and whisk into mixture. Mixture will be very thick. Set aside.
- 22. Sear chops on each side in 1-2 tablespoons of hot oil. Remove from pan and set aside.
- 33. Add one more tablespoon oil, if necessary, to pan.
- 44. Saute onion over medium-low heat until translucent, but crisp/tender - about 5-8 minutes. Stir frequently. Do not allow onions to brown.
- 55. Add garlic and saute for 1 more minute. Do not brown.
- 66. Remove pan from heat.
- 77. Fold onion/garlic mixture into soup mixture.
- 88. Return chops to frying pan.
- 99. Pour soup/onion mixture evenly over chops.
- 1010. Cover and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.
- 1111. Lower temperature and simmer gently for 45 minutes to one hour.
- 1212. Thinner chops will take about 45 minutes to become really tender.
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Nutritional Facts for Super Tender Smothered Pork Chops
Serving Size: 1 (394 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 392.0
- Calories from Fat 212
- Total Fat 23.6 g
- Saturated Fat 7.2 g
- Cholesterol 75.2 mg
- Sodium 1620.4 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 18.1 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
- Sugars 3.8 g
- Protein 26.0 g
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pork gravy mix