Herbed Pork Chops in Mushroom Gravy

A good pork chop & gravy recipe is a must have, but can be hard to find. These herbed pork chops in mushroom gravy are a family favorite you’ll want to make again and again. Pan seared, golden brown pork chops are seasoned with a savory blend of herbs ad bathed in a rich, creamy mushroom based gravy for the ultimate comfort food dinner entree.

So when I was young my sisters were both obsessed with a show that starred Shari Lewis, alongside her three puppet companions- most notably a little sheep named Lamb Chop.

It was cute, but I was older and was always slightly annoyed that my TV selections were always limited to their choices.

And I may or may not have had a few nightmares centered around ‘the song that never ends’. Yes, it goes on and on my friend…

Luckily, I left all that behind as they aged out of it themselves. It was never to be seen or heard of again, or so I thought.

I thought I was in the clear, until one day my Mom was babysitting. Turns out she still had a working VHS player, and several tapes from the show, AND she showed them to the sons.

Cue the horror movie moment when the oldest son broke out into song with the one that must not be named, because you will never get it out of your head.

I thought it wouldn’t be so bad. I could just ignore it, and it would pass long before the other sons were able to memorize and repeat the cursed lyrics.

Crisis averted, again- so I thought.

Everything was good, my plan was working. Then dinner time came around, and our oldest wanted to know what we were having for supper. 

A common enough question, especially since we were going through & trying to break him of a particularly picky phase. I made the mistake of saying we were having pork chops for supper.

My son wasn’t 100 % sure what a pork chop was I guess, but he sure knew something that had a chop in it. He also loved to torture his little brothers.

He promptly informed them that they were enjoying eating their beloved singing & dancing puppet. Cue the water works. Of epic proportions.

It took me awhile to reassure them that not only was the puppet safe- there was no lamb involved in this dish. We were using pork chops.

Luckily, they weren’t overly concerned with where pork chops came from after discovering they worried needlessly.

I stock up on pork chops when they go on sale and keep them handy in my freezer.

They’re an easy to prepare meat and can be used in so many different ways- from the stove top, to the slow cooker, and even the instant pot pressure cooker.

Making them doesn’t have to be hard either, and that includes a gravy recipe to go with them!

These Herbed Pork Chops in Mushroom Gravy will melt in your mouth. They are so good and easy to prepare and assemble.

They are first sauteed in butter, then baked, before being served smothered in a creamy mushroom gravy that comes together in the same skillet.

Doesn’t that sound fantastic?

My mouth’s already watering just typing up the recipe. These pan seared chops come out tender and juicy- every time. 

Mmm, pork chops and gravy… it certainly doesn’t get much more southern than that. Wherever you’re from, this herbed pork chop dish is guaranteed to ‘south’ your mouth.

Serve them with some creamy mashed potatoes so you can be sure to savor every single drop of gravy, too!

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Herbed Pork Chops In Mushroom Gravy

These herbed pork chops in mushroom gravy are a family favorite you'll want to make again and again. Pan seared, golden brown pork chops are seasoned with a savory blend of herbs ad bathed in a rich, creamy mushroom based gravy for the ultimate comfort food dinner entree.
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Course: Dinner, Main Course, Pork
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Calories: 832kcal

Ingredients

  • 3-4 thick cut pork chops or 6-8 thin cut, boneless pork chops
  • ½ stick butter
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • ¼ cup all purpose flour or cornstarch
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 cup mushrooms cleaned and sliced
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet over medium high heat combine butter, garlic, mushrooms, salt, pepper, oregano and thyme.
  • Once butter has melted, add your pork chops and seer on each side for 1-2 minutes until golden brown.
  • Once both sides of the pork chops are a golden brown place in oven and bake for 35 minutes or until centers are no longer pink. *Time may need to be adjusted depending on the thickness of your pork chops.
  • Remove skillet from oven and remove your pork chops and sit them aside to rest.
  • Whisk flour and milk into your pan with the remaining liquids after removing the pork chops. Whisk until all lumps are removed. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve over the top of pork chops.

Nutrition

Calories: 832kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 96g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 1991mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 516IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 7mg

 

 

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