7 Perfect Pork Chop Recipes

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Pork Chops are not just the "Other White Meat," but a surprisingly versatile, affordable, and healthy meal plan option. A few simple changes are all that's required to bring this slice of Americana--pun intended--into the health-conscious 21st century. Try baking, slow-cooking, or grilling them, and then add your favorite fresh herbs to boost the chop's natural flavor structure. Opt for a more nutritious sauce or topping, like all natural apple sauce, spiced yogurt-based sauce, or home made chutney. Another benefit is that it doesn't take long to cook, nor are the ingredients very costly. Feed your family a healthy meal with these pork chop recipes. 


Baked Pork Chops

These spicy and moist pork chops are made with no added fat, egg whites, evaporated skim milk, and a lively herb mixture.

CALORIES: 271.6  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 28.1g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Honey Garlic Pork Chops

CALORIES: 214.5  |  FAT: 6g  |  PROTEIN: 20.9g  |  CARBS: 19.3g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Curried Mango Pork Chops

These sautéed pork chops with a curried pan sauce make a quick weeknight dinner. Serve with hot cooked rice, buttered broccoli spears and warm flour tortillas.
CALORIES: 274.6  |  FAT: 11.1g  |  PROTEIN: 24.6g  |  CARBS: 19.9g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Slow Cooker Pork Roast or Chops

A family favorite that all the cooking time take place in the slow cooker. 
CALORIES: 273.5  |  FAT: 9.5g  |  PROTEIN: 31.6g  |  CARBS: 13.8g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Apricot Pork Chops

Peach preserves or orange marmalade can be used instead of apricot preserves. Serve these tangy chops with a dressed baked potato and sugar snap peas.

CALORIES: 314  |  FAT: 13.4g  |  PROTEIN: 31.9g  |  CARBS: 15g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apple-Cranberry Stuffing

CALORIES: 122.2  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 20.5g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Pork Chops Stuffed with Feta and Spinach

CALORIES: 259.6  |  FAT: 10.4g  |  PROTEIN: 35.4g  |  CARBS: 4.1g  |  FIBER: 0.6g
Bonus: You may also like these baked boneless pork chops.

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ROCKS8ROX 9/28/2017
Pork is so good in the fall especially with apples. Report
Love the curried mango pork chops, good with peaches or apricots too! The apricot chops sounded good, but the recipe link just gives an error Report
KITT52 8/3/2017
love these easy recipes..we love pork chops Report
Pork is my go-to meat. Pork is more satisfying to me - so less snacking. The beef in the Philippines is expensive, and tough. Chicken gets boring easily. I can (and do) eat pork everyday. I have tried a couple of these recipes and they are a good change of tastes. I like the baked chops, but they take so much longer to cook - I usually just pan fry them because I am lazy (no oil). Report
I just did one last night..Ritz cracker crumbs, parmesan cheese, salt & pepper,dip in crumbs, then egg + 2 tsp milk wash..bake in pam sprayed casserole dish..Delicious
will be trying some of these recipes also! Report
some nice ideas, will try some of these Report
Hubby loves pork chops and Oven Fry gets tiring, and not super healthy. Thank you! Report
My husband gets bored easily and I think he will like these Report
I can't eat pork. A long time ago I had to find a substitute and I took a hint from the gravy. I had always made pork gravy using chicken stock or bouillon. Now I use Turkey thighs or drumsticks instead of pork and the recipes turn out perfectly. Don't forget to remove the skin. Report
I don't eat pork either but that mango & the cranberry stuffing sound like they'd be fun to try with chicken breasts. Thanks! Report
Pork is our #1 meat of choice. We're so lucky to have a meat processing company that does amazing cuts of extremely lean pork. Our fav way is marinated in anything and grilled. Report
as terrible as this might sound my still favourite way to do pork chops is to broil the -you-know-what- out of them in our old toaster oven until they are almost charred. I can't stand how most of the time they give off a disgusting smell when you cook them. Report
I hate to cook. Report
I know the Baked Pork Chops are good. We have them often. I'm going to try some of the other recipes. Report
I love pork, but I always make it the same way. Some of these look great! Report
I don't eat pork, but these are great recipes for other meats that I do eat. Thank you. Report
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