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onion ranch pork chops

Recipe by
Robin Lieneke
Chamois, MO

Total comfort food. These easy baked chops come out tender and delicious.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For onion ranch pork chops

  • 4
    pork chops
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 pkg
    ranch dressing mix, divided
  • 2 Tbsp
    bacon grease or oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    onion, sliced thin
  • 1 can
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    red wine
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger, ground
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme, leaves dried
  • 1/2 c
    water or chicken broth
  • 1 c
    canned fried onions, crushed

How To Make onion ranch pork chops

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 2
    In a bag mix flour, 1 tbsp of the ranch dressing mix and salt, pepper to taste. Coat pork chops in flour mixture. In an oven proof skillet, heat bacon grease or oil. Sear pork chops on both sides till brown. Remove chops from pan and set aside. Drain grease from pan.
  • 3
    Melt butter in pan and add onions. Saute 3-5 minutes until tender. Add mushrooms and balsamic vinegar. Saute an additional 3-4 minutes till vinegar is absorbed. Add wine to deglaze pan. Add soup, sour cream, spices, water or broth and remaining ranch dressing mix. Stir to combine and simmer 5-6 minutes.
  • 4
    Add pork chops back to pan and turn to coat. Sprinkle half of the fried onions on top of chops. Cover and bake for 45 to 50 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove from oven, sprinkle remaining onions on chops. Return to oven and bake uncovered for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.

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