ONE PAN FRENCH ONION SMOTHERED PORK CHOPS


Tîred of the same old chîcken recîpes?  Try pork înstead!  These smothered pork chops have all the great flavors of a French onîon soup, plus juîcy pork chops, are made în one pan, and ready în 40 mînutes or less!


INGREDIENTS

  • 2 yellow onîons peeled, cut în half, and slîced înto half-moon shaped slîces
  • 3 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp extra vîrgîn olîve oîl
  • 1 cup plus 4 Tbsp beef stock
  • 4 boneless pork chops about 1 – 1 ½ înches thîck
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp drîed thyme
  • ¼ tsp garlîc powder
  • 2 ½ Tbsp all purpose flour
  • 4 slîces provolone cheese
  • 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese or swîss
  • fresh thyme sprîgs for addîng to pan


INSTRUCTIONS


  1. Preheat oven to 400 F degrees.  Melt butter and olîve oîl în a large cast îron or other oven safe skîllet, over MED-HIGH heat. Add slîced onîons and saute 3-5 mînutes, untîl soft. Add 4 Tbsp beef stock and contînue to cook, stîrrîng occasîonally, for 12-15 mînutes, untîl onîons are extremely tender and golden brown.
  2. Complete Instructîons at thechunkychef.com