No Hassle Stuffed Pork Chops

This meal idea is EASY and DELICIOUS!  We’re always looking for new recipes that fit our family’s active lifestyle and this easy stuffed pork chop recipe is a good one!

We love pork chops because they taste so great and they are a good value.

My farmer husband works outside a good bit in the winter, so this is the type of meal he craves when he comes in for lunch or dinner.  He enjoys a warm, hearty pork chop to warm up on any cold day!

Easy Stuffed Pork Chops

The stuffed pork chops in the meat case always look great, but they are expensive, so we looked for easy ways to make them at home.  Simply make a box of stuffing.  Any brand will do, or better yet, use leftover dressing or cornbread dressing to fill these pork chops!

Take a pork loin and cut it into chops that are a hearty one inch thick or pick-up a pack of really thick chops.

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We found our chops at Sams Club in the meat case, but other stores will cut them for you if you ask at the meat counter.  Take the thick pork chop and cut it nearly in half.  Season the outside of the chops with salt and pepper.  Open the pocket and fill with prepared stuffing.

easy stuffed pork chops

The secret to this recipe is not to overcook the pork.  We used an instant-read meat thermometer to look for an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit in the thickest part of the chop.  These chops that were a good inch thick only took 30 minutes to be cooked in a 350 degree F oven.

Know that fancy kitchen tools aren’t required.  We use a $5 instant-read thermometer and we get great results.  We also have a basic digital thermometer that is very easy to use!

collage of stuffed pork chop made with a box of stuffing and text

Here are a couple other hearty meals that make great comfort food on cold winter days Easy Mexican CasserolePasta Shell Tacos and Easy Hamburger and Noodle Casserole.  

We hope you enjoy these meals as much as we do!

More Yummy Pork Chop Recipes:

Creamy Pork Chop Casserole uses Swiss cheese and white wine to make the best pork chop casserole we’ve eaten!

Oven Baked Pork Chops are such an easy way to make pork chops when the weather isn’t nice enough to make Marinated Pork Chops on the grill.

Instant Pot Pork Chops with Sauerkraut, Apples & Bacon is always popular in cooler weather.

Farmhouse Pork Chop & Stuffing Casserole is an old fashioned recipe and comfort food at its finest.

Printable Easy Stuffed Pork Chops Recipe

easy stuffed pork chops

Easy Stuffed Pork Chops

Servings 4 people
Author: Jennifer
We love pork chops because they taste so great and they are a good value. We’re always looking for new recipes that fit our family’s active lifestyle and this easy stuffed pork chop recipe is a good one!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 4 pork chops at least 1″ thick
  • pinch salt & pepper
  • 1 box dressing prepare as directed

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a 9 x 13 baking dish
  • Prepare box of stuffing
  • Take a pork loin and cut it into chops that are a hearty one inch thick or pick-up a pack of really thick chops.  Take the thick pork chop and cut it nearly in half. oven.
  • Season the outside of the chops with salt and pepper.  Open the pocket and fill with prepared stuffing.
  • Use an instant read meat thermometer to look for an internal temperature of 145° F in the thickest part of the chop. These chops that were one inch thick only took 30 minutes to be cooked in a 350°F oven

Notes

  • One typical box of stuffing makes about four pork chops.
  • The secret to this recipe is not to over cook the pork. We used an instant read meat thermometer to look for an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit in the thickest part of the chop. These chops that were a good inch thick only took 30 minutes to be cooked in a 350 degree F

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 29gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 90mgSodium: 66mgPotassium: 500mgSugar: 1gCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg

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