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Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

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My other half absolutely loves stuffed pork chops and I have to admit until I came up with this one, I wasn’t a fan either. Don’t let the list of ingredients scare you off, it really only takes a couple of minutes to throw this one together.

The key to decent stuffed pork chops is to pick chops that have a nice layer of fat on the side. This imparts a tremendous amount of flavor during cooking.
b101 raw pork chops

How to Make Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

Gather all of the ingredients needed, and prepare the veggies.
mise en place veggies
In a skillet, saute celery leaves and onion in butter until tender.
saute veggies herbs
Remove from heat and stir in bread crumbs, 1/3 cup broth, and seasonings.
add broth herb stuffing
Let the stuffing rest about 5 minutes to absorb all of the broth.
saute herb stuffing
By slicing from the fat side of each pork chop almost to the bone, make a pocket. Fill each pocket with about 1/2 cup stuffing, and firmly fasten it with string or toothpicks.
stuffing pork chop
Melt remaining butter in a skillet, then sear the stuffed chops on both sides, achieving an even browning.
sear herb stuffed pork chops
Place the seared chops in a baking dish that has been sprayed with non-stick spray and pour the remaining broth over the chops.
herb stuffed pork chops ready to bake
Cover and bake at 350° for 40-5- minutes or until juices run clear.
herb stuffed pork chop dinner

Remove string or toothpicks before serving. Thicken pan juices if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

If you have a larger family, double or triple the recipe as needed. We generally figure one stuffed chop per person.
b101 herb stuffing pork chop

Stuffed Pork Chops Serving Variations

If you’d like another variation, you can finely dice peeled apples or pears and simmer it on the stove with a couple of tablespoons of brown sugar and a dash of cinnamon. Spoon it over the top of the finished pork chops just prior to serving.

b101 herb stuffed roasted pork

If you prefer sage stuffing you can saute mushrooms and sage with celery and onions, increase the butter amount by two-three tablespoons.

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21 thoughts on “Herb Stuffed Pork Chops”

  1. 5 stars
    This recipe for Herb Stuffed Pork Chops looks absolutely delicious! I have always been a fan of pork chops, but adding the herbs and cheese makes them seem even more flavorful. This recipe looks like it would be relatively easy to make and it also contains some healthier ingredients, like the low-fat cheese. I also love that you can customize this dish by adding different herbs or spices to give it your own unique flavor. All in all, this is an excellent dinner option if you are looking for something yummy yet relatively healthy.

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  2. 5 stars
    It sounds like a delicious recipe for herb stuffed pork chops! I think it would be really tasty to add something a bit more flavorful, like diced jalapeno peppers or even a sprinkle of cayenne pepper. Even though the herbs provide plenty of flavor, the kick of spice from the jalapenos or cayenne could really take it up to the next level.

    The slight heat will bring out even more of the nuanced flavors from the herbs and compliment them nicely. Make sure to adjust the amount according to your personal taste preferences to ensure that you get just the perfect amount of spice. Or if you want to keep it on the mild side, go with a bell pepper instead – it’ll still add some great color, texture, and subtle sweetness to your dish. Enjoy!

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  3. 5 stars
    This recipe for herb stuffed pork chops looks absolutely delicious! I love the combination of herbs and spices in the stuffing, and the fact that you can just pop the pork chops in the oven and get a tasty dinner quickly. Plus, it looks like it’s really economical to make – all you need are some basic pantry ingredients like breadcrumbs, garlic, onion, butter and herbs.

    I also like that you could use any combination of herbs to switch up the flavor each time you make it. I think next time I’m going to try adding some sage or rosemary too. The possibilities are endless! And since most of us don’t have a ton of time to spend preparing dinner after a long day of work or school, this recipe is perfect for busy nights. Overall, this looks like a great way to jazz up pork chops and turn them into something special. Thanks for sharing this awesome recipe!

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  4. 5 stars
    Wow, it sounds like this recipe for Herb Stuffed Pork Chops is delicious! I’m always looking for interesting ways to mix up the flavors in my cooking and I think that adding some spices from other cuisines could give this dish an exciting twist.

    For instance, why not combine the herbs in the stuffing with some berbere, a traditional Ethiopian spice blend made from chilies, garlic, ginger, and various other spices? The complex mix of flavors present in berbere – which is often used as an all-purpose seasoning throughout Ethiopia – would provide an intriguing contrast to the more classic flavors of the herb stuffing.

    Or if you wanted to take things a step further, why not try out some Indian Garam Masala? A rich and warm blend of coriander, cumin, cinnamon and more spices often used in Indian cuisine, Garam Masala can add wonderful depth of flavor without overpowering the dish. Plus it’s versatile enough that you can adjust its spiciness depending on your tastes.

    I think these variations could really help bring something new and exciting to this classic recipe for Herb Stuffed Pork Chops!

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  5. 5 stars
    What an incredibly delicious looking way to make pork chops! This looks like the perfect meal for a special occasion or family gathering. I love the idea of adding herbs to the stuffing for extra flavor and texture. The combination of fresh rosemary, thyme, sage and oregano sounds amazing! Plus, stuffing the pork chops with herby goodness ensures that they stay juicy and full of flavor while cooking. I can’t wait to give this recipe a try!

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  6. 5 stars
    This recipe for herb stuffed pork chops sounds delicious! I love that it combines the savoriness of herbs with the tenderness of pork chops. The herbs pair perfectly with the flavor of the pork, adding a depth of flavor to this classic dish. Not only does it look beautiful on the plate, but also is a great source of protein, vitamins and minerals. I can’t wait to try this recipe and serve it to my family and friends as an impressive main course at our next dinner party!

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  7. 5 stars
    I just made these Herb Stuffed Pork Chops for dinner and they were simply delicious! I love the combination of flavors that the herbs bring to the pork chops, but I think I might try a variation next time. I’m thinking about stuffing the pork chops with a mix of wild mushrooms, onions, garlic, thyme, oregano, and rosemary for an even more savory flavor. This would give it a great earthy flavor and add a nice contrast to the herb taste of the pork chops. Also, adding some cream cheese or Greek yogurt to the mix would help bind all of those wonderful ingredients together while keeping everything nice and moist. I’m already looking forward to trying this variation!

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  8. 5 stars
    When stuffing the chops, be sure to spoon the herb-butter mixture into the center of each chop—don’t just sprinkle it over top. This ensures that each bite is perfectly flavorful and juicy. And be sure to use enough butter! The butter helps keep everything moist and adds an extra layer of flavor that really brings out the other ingredients in the stuffing mix.

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  9. 5 stars
    First of all, when it comes to herbs, always use fresh over dried. If you can’t find fresh herbs, then opt for frozen instead. Fresh herbs are far more flavorful than their dried counterparts and will give the pork chops a more intense flavor profile. Also, feel free to experiment with different herbs! Sage and oregano work well together in this recipe but why not try adding some basil or rosemary too?

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  10. 5 stars
    Great post! I recently made a variation of herb stuffed pork chops that was really tasty. Instead of using a variety of herbs, I used dried oregano and thyme for flavor.

    To make it even more delicious, I seared the pork chops in a pan with some butter and garlic before adding the herbs. After combining the herbs with the butter and garlic, I topped off the pork chops with the mixture and baked them in the oven for about 25 minutes. The result was amazing – juicy and flavorful! This recipe is definitely going to be one of my go-to options when looking for an easy but delicious dinner to make on weekdays.

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  11. 4 stars
    make sure to brown the pork chops in a skillet before baking them in the oven. This will help seal in their flavor and create a nice crispy exterior. And if you’re looking for some extra crunchiness, sprinkle on some panko breadcrumbs before baking!

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  12. 5 stars
    That sounds delicious! Herb-stuffed pork chops are one of my favorite dishes. Here are a few tips to make them even tastier:

    First, choose your herbs wisely. Thyme and rosemary work particularly well with pork, but you could also try using sage, parsley, tarragon, or oregano. All of these herbs will bring out the flavor of the pork without overpowering it.

    Second, don’t be afraid to experiment with different combinations of ingredients. For example, adding some bread crumbs to the herb stuffing gives it a nice texture and helps it stick together better when cooking. You could also add a bit of finely chopped onion or garlic for an extra punch of flavor.

    Third, make sure to brown the pork chops in a skillet before baking them in the oven. This will help seal in their flavor and create a nice crispy exterior. And if you’re looking for some extra crunchiness, sprinkle on some panko breadcrumbs before baking!

    Finally, always remember that cooking time is key! Oven temperatures can vary greatly between models so keep an eye on your dish while it’s baking. Pork should be cooked until its internal temperature reaches 145°F (63°C). If you overcook it then you run the risk of drying out your chops – not something anyone wants!

    With these tips in mind I’m sure you’ll be able to create an amazing dish – happy cooking!

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  13. 4 stars
    I’m always looking for ways to make my pork chops more flavorful, and this blog post is a great resource. I love the idea of stuffing them with herbs to give them an extra boost of flavor. One tip I’ve learned over the years is that pre-cooking the stuffing ingredients (like onion, garlic, and herbs) before adding it to the pork chop helps bring out their flavors even more. I also like mixing some bread crumbs or oatmeal into the stuffing mixture so that it holds up better during cooking. Additionally, you may want to remove the bone from your pork chops before stuffing them if you want to ensure they cook evenly. Finally, although pork doesn’t require as long of cooking time as other meats like beef or lamb, make sure you cook your stuffed pork chops at least until they reach an internal temperature of 145F before serving – this will guarantee they are safe to eat!

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  14. 4 stars
    I just made this Herb Stuffed Pork Chops recipe and it was really delicious! I wanted to suggest a variation that uses different herbs to make it even more flavorful. Instead of rosemary, oregano, and thyme, I recommend using a combination of sage, basil, and chives. The sage has a distinctive flavor that will bring out the richness in the pork chops while the basil and chives provide a light herbal aroma that’ll add some brightness.

    This combination will have your pork chops tasting like they’ve been cooked in an Italian restaurant. To top it off, you could also sprinkle some Parmesan cheese on each chop before baking them to give them an extra cheesy layer of flavor. The possibilities are endless when it comes to experimenting with herbs and spices so don’t be afraid to try something new!

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  15. 5 stars
    when cooking these delicious pork chops, cook them on low heat for about 15 minutes for every inch of thickness. This way they will come out perfectly cooked without drying out or becoming tough. Serve your Herb Stuffed Pork Chops with some roasted potatoes or a side salad and you have yourself a delectable meal that is sure to please your family and friends!

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  16. 5 stars
    Wow, these herb stuffed pork chops sound delicious! I love how you combined the flavors of parsley, oregano, garlic, and onion to make a unique yet classic combination. It’s such an easy recipe too—I think that it would be great with a few additional ingredients.

    Adding in some chopped red peppers and mushrooms could really bring out more flavor and texture. The combination of the vegetables with the herbs is sure to give your pork chops an amazing taste. Red peppers are also high in Vitamin C and carotenoids, so they will add nutrition to your dish. Plus, the colors of the vegetables with the pork will create a stunning presentation on your dinner table!

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