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French Onion Pork Chops

French Onion Pork Chops are a one-pan stovetop recipe that includes smothered pork chops and gravy all in one skillet.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 438kcal


  • 2 Tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 1-2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 4 pork chops boneless
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon herbs de Provence optional
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 4 slices mozzarella cheese approximately 1 cup
  • 1 Tablespoon arrowroot powder


  • Place half of coconut oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and saute for 3-4 minutes until translucent, then add 1/2 cup broth and the vinegar.
  • Continue cooking for about 10 minutes until onions absorb all liquid.
  • Meanwhile, season the pork chops with salt, pepper and optional herbs de Provence.
  • Remove onions from skillet and add remaining oil and butter.
  • Cook pork chops for 4 minutes per side, until well browned. Add the onions back to the pan.
  • Stir arrowroot powder into remaining broth and add to pan.
  • Continue cooking until the liquid is reduced by half and turns into a thick gravy.
  • Add one slice of mozzarella cheese (or 1/4 cup shredded) to each pork chop. (If it doesn't melt easily, place a lid on the skillet to assist.)


Calories: 438kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 127mg | Sodium: 518mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 366IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 173mg | Iron: 1mg