Thursday, November 17, 2011

Scalloped Potatoes with Pork Chops

I have been making this recipe, which is  from Farm Journal's Great Home Cooking in America, for years.  It is not a cheesy scalloped potato, but rather one with a gravy.  It is one of those good, homey meals that's perfect for Fall & Winter.  I only make half the recipe now, since it's just the two of us.  Here's the full recipe:

6  pork chops, cut 1/2" thick
2 T. cooking oil
salt & pepper
3 T. butter
3 T. flour
2 c. chicken broth
6 c. sliced potatoes
1 medium onion, sliced & separated into rings

Brown pork chops on both sides in hot oil in a 12" skillet.  Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste.  Remove chops to a plate.

Melt butter in the same skillet.  Stir in flour, 1 1/2 t. salt & 1/4 t. pepper.  Add chicken broth & cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. 

Place potatoes in bottom of 11 x 7 x 1 1/2" baking dish.  Top with onion rings.  Pour chicken broth mixture evenly over top.  Top with pork chops.  Cover with foil.

Bake in a 350 degree oven for 1 hour.  Remove cover & continue baking 30 minutes or until meat is tender.  (It may take much less than 30 minutes.)

Makes 6 servings.

NOTE:  Since I only make 3 pork chops, I use the same skillet for baking.  This saves on clean-up!!!

I am sharing with:
On the Menu Monday
Full Plate Thursday
Foodie Friday


  1. We love pork chops! This sounds like a great way to enjoy them. I will make this for dinner one night soon!

  2. For some reason I don't cook pork chops very often but they sure do look good in your photo, Kitty. They look like they stay nice and moist during baking.

  3. This sounds like a good recipe, the potatoes sound great this way, and we love pork chops!

  4. Looks delicious...I love those good ole homey meals!

  5. This sounds wonderful!! No mess either. I'll give this a try this weekend. thanks so much for sharing. xo marlis

  6. i love your post! thanks for sharing..God bless you

  7. Mmmm... Pork chops! Thanks for sharing!

  8. Kitty, I wish these were in my oven right now, this dish looks delicious. Hope you are having a great holiday week end. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you will come back soon!
    Miz Helen


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