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Baked Italian Pork Chops

Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked italian pork chops, easy baked pork chops
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 675kcal
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 4 - 6 pork chops (see notes for thickness recommendations)
  • Garlic salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 ounces canned mushrooms, drained
  • 15 ounces Italian-style canned tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup dry white wine (substitutions in notes below)
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Season both sides of pork chops generously with garlic salt and black pepper.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium high heat; brown both sides of pork chops.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 
  • Place browned pork chops in prepared baking dish.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 
  • In a bowl, mix drained mushrooms (optional), canned tomatoes with the juices, and wine; pour over browned pork chops.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 
  • Sprinkle dried oregano over top of pork chops.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 
  • Bake uncovered in preheated oven for 1 hour 15 minutes to 2 hours depending on thickness of pork. See below for recommendations. Be sure to baste pork in its liquids every 30 minutes.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 
  • Serve over rice, if desired.
    Baked Italian Pork Chops is a fail-proof oven baked pork chop recipe. The pork chops are baked slowly in the oven for a juicy, fork-tender dinner. Say goodbye to dry, tough pork chops with this easy Italian pork chop recipe. 

Notes

  • Pork chops come in different thicknesses.  Add additional cooking time up to 2 hours for thicker chops. 
    • For 1/2 inch thickness, bake around 1 hour and 15 minutes.  
    • For 1 inch thick chops, bake for 1.5 to 2 hours at 325 degrees. F. 
  • Baste pork chops with pan sauces every 30 minutes during cooking.
  • Substitute water or broth for wine, if desired.
  • A dry white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc is perfect in this easy baked pork chop recipe.
  • Substitute dried basil or parsley for dried oregano, if desired, or leave the dried herbs out completely in the case that you don't have any on-hand.
  • Omit canned mushrooms, if desired. If you choose to use them, drain them first.
  • Can't find Italian-style canned tomatoes? Create your own by stirring in garlic and basil to the tomatoes.
  • Pork steaks can be used instead of pork chops.
  • Love tender, oven baked pork chops ? Try our fancy version!

Nutrition

Calories: 675kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 74g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 224mg | Sodium: 436mg | Potassium: 1534mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 159IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 4mg