Pork chops with scalloped potatoes

Recipe: Pork Chops with Scalloped Potatoes

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 1 hour
Serves: 4


For the Pork Chops:

  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the Scalloped Potatoes:

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish (optional)


Preheat the Oven:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare the Pork Chops:

  1. Season the pork chops with salt, black pepper, garlic powder, and paprika.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in an oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Brown the pork chops on both sides for 2-3 minutes each.
  4. Remove the pork chops from the skillet and set them aside.

Make the Scalloped Potatoes:

  1. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Add sliced onions and cook until softened.
  3. Sprinkle flour over the onions and stir to form a roux.
  4. Gradually whisk in milk until the mixture thickens.
  5. Add shredded cheddar cheese, stirring until melted.
  6. Season the sauce with salt and black pepper to taste.
  7. Layer half of the sliced potatoes in the skillet.
  8. Pour half of the cheese sauce over the potatoes.
  9. Repeat the layers with the remaining potatoes and cheese sauce.

Cook in the Oven:

  1. Place the browned pork chops on top of the layered potatoes and sauce.
  2. Cover the skillet with foil or an oven-safe lid.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  4. Uncover and bake for an additional 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender and the pork chops are fully cooked.

Garnish and Serve:

  1. Sprinkle chopped fresh parsley over the dish if desired.
  2. Serve the Pork Chops with Scalloped Potatoes hot and enjoy your comforting and flavorful meal!

Note: You can customize the cheese sauce by adding your favorite herbs or additional cheeses like Gruyere or Parmesan.

This Pork Chops with Scalloped Potatoes recipe combines juicy pork chops with creamy, cheesy potatoes for a satisfying and delicious dinner.

Similar Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *