Italian Spiced Pork Chops

Carla Tipton


I used the zesty Italian dressing mix, and omitted the red pepper flakes. These have a very nice flavor. You can also use sliced pork tenderloin.

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The oil mixture on these chops made for some very handsome grill marks... and an excellent presentation.


6 oz envelope Italian salad dressing mix (regular or zesty)
1/4 c
balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp
dried Italian seasoning
1/4 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
pork chops
2 Tbsp
vegetable oil

Directions Step-By-Step

In small bowl, combine salad dressing mix, vinegar, Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes; beat with wire whisk until mix is dissolved. Add oil, beat well.
In shallow glass baking dish, arrange chops in single layer. Spread oil mixture over both sides of pork. Let stand 15 minutes.

Grill or fry until no longer pink.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Steaks and Chops
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Grilling Favorites
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Recipe For: The Best Pork Chop
Hashtag: #pork