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These Easy Oven-Braised French Onion Pork Chops are an easy weeknight dinner with minimal ingredients and hardly any prep required. They are definitely a dish your family will be begging for because it’s one of the easiest pork chop recipes ever!
I’m always on the hunt for easy dinner recipes, and especially pork chop recipes that yield tender, juicy results. These 3-ingredient French Onion Pork Chops are the perfect chop to serve with some sauteed broccoli and mashed potatoes or rice.
While I dealt with some health issues a while back, my mom was helping out quite a bit with my kids. She would make dinner, some times even recipes off of this site, but there was one dish that she made that had us gobbling up the meal like it was going out of style, which was these Oven-Braised Pork Chops.
You don’t see a lot of pork chop recipes on the site because I have never had good luck with them. Pork Tenderloin? CHECK. Pork Loin? CHECK. Pork Roast? CHECK CHECK. But pork chop recipes? Nope. They always seemed to come out dry. I mean dry to the point where you’re wondering if you have a knife sharp enough to cut them. So why did my pork chops never turn out? I wasn’t using the right method, or the right sauce…I mean gravy…because everything’s better with gravy, right?
I absolutely expected these pork chops to be difficult to make, until she wrote out the recipe for me. Pork chops, onion soup mix, water. You were expecting more too, right? But that’s it, just 3 ingredients. Of course there are optional add ins, like more fresh onions or mushrooms, but that’s totally up to you.
My mom’s pork chop recipe is super easy, and requires just a few ingredients.
We’ve had these pork chops (the mother of all pork chop recipes) once a month at least for the past 6 months, that’s how good they are. Kid tested. Mother approved.
The FDA recently recommended that pork chops can be cooked to a minimum of 145 degrees, or medium rare, and up to 165 degrees for well done. Braising like with this pork chop recipe will typically yield more on the well done side but will still be nice and tender.