Smothered Pork Chops Recipe

This dairy-free Smothered Pork Chops recipe is easy to make any night of the week! To complete the meal, add mashed potatoes or bread and veggies!

– 2 Tbsp avocado oil – 4 to 5 pork chops* – 2 Tbsp unsalted butter – 1 large yellow onion diced – 8 ounces mushrooms chopped – 5 cloves garlic minced – 2 Tbsp gluten-free all-purpose flour – 1 ½ cups beef broth – 2 tsp dijon mustard – 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce – 1 Tbsp dried oregano – ½ tsp sea salt to taste – ¼ tsp black pepper to taste



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Place the pork chops on a large dish or chopping board. Pat excess moisture with paper towels. Season both sides of pork chops with sea salt and pepper.

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Heat avocado oil in a large skillet on high. My large nonstick skillet works, but cast iron does too. Heat the oil until the skillet sizzles for several minutes.

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Season and cook pork chops for 3–4 minutes on hot surface till golden brown. Flip, cook 2–3 min. Place pork chops on plates. They won't finish cooking.

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Butter and relight skillet. Reduce heat to medium-high. Sauté chopped onion for 8–10 minutes, turning occasionally, until softened and brown.

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Add minced garlic and chopped mushrooms and simmer for 2–3 minutes until aromatic and mushrooms soften. Mix the flour with the onions and mushrooms.

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Let the skillet boil with beef stock, dijon mustard, worcestershire sauce, and dried oregano.Stir occasionally until gravy thickens and pulls away from skillet.

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Return cooked pork chops to skillet with gravy. Cook pork chops at a full but controlled boil for 6–8 minutes, flipping once or twice, or until done.

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For best results, remove pork chops off stove top after 145 degrees Fahrenheit. Check the pork chop thicket temperature using a meat thermometer.

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 Let pork chops rest for 5–10 minutes before serving. Cook them to 150 degrees F. Enjoy smothered pork chops with your favourite sides!

Serving: 16-ounce pork chop in gravy | Calories: 338kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 758mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g 


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