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Pork Chops and Mushroom Gravy

Updated on September 15, 2017
Butterfly Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy
Butterfly Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy

I just love Pork Chops, especially Butterfly Pork Chops. They have little fat to trim off and are so tender. Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy is a very simple recipe that I have been making for years. Few ingredients are needed, it's easy to throw together at the end of a busy day and it cooks pretty fast. What's more, people love it! Even though I hate to admit Summer is coming to an end (sigh) I am beginning to think about Fall meals. This is one of our favorites.


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  • 4 Butterfly Pork Chops
  • 1 Family size can Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 jar Sliced Mushrooms (you can use fresh Baby Bella Mushrooms instead)
  • 2-3 Tbs. Olive Oil (or non-stick Cooking Spray, if you prefer)

3.3 stars from 3 ratings of Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy

How To Prepare

  • Trim fat off of the Pork Chops.
  • Heat Olive Oil over medium heat.
  • Braise Pork Chops until they are browned on both sides.
  • Add 1/2 cup of water and cover. Cook Pork Chops until they are no longer pink on the inside. This can take 20-30 minutes depending on the thickness of the Pork Chops.
  • Add the can of Cream of Mushroom Soup to the pan and mix thoroughly.
  • Add the jar of Mushrooms (or the Fresh Baby Bellas) and stir until well mixed
  • Cover and cook for 20-30 minutes until the Pork Chops are fork tender, stirring occasionally

Prepare Your Side Dishes

I like to serve Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy along with Wild Rice or Brown Rice and a favorite in-season vegetable. For this meal I chose Uncle Ben's Original Wild Rice and Zucchini. The Wild Rice takes 25 minutes to cook, so plan accordingly.

Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy, Wild Rice and Zuchinni
Pork Chops with Mushroom Gravy, Wild Rice and Zuchinni


My Zucchini was fresh from the garden.

  • Wash the Zucchini and cut into thin slices.
  • Heat 1 Tbs. Butter or Margarine and 1 Tbs. Olive Oil in a saucepan
  • Add Zucchini to the sauce pan. Sprinkle with Garlic Powder and Dill Weed
  • Cook for 10 minutes or until crisp tender


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    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Pork can be expensive! The least expensive cuts seem to have too many bones which is not good when they are hidden in mushroom soup. Thanks for stopping by,f and voting.

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      8 years ago

      Voted up. It's certainly a way of using up the mushroom soup, which we seem to have bought quantities of because it was on special! Just wish the pork was on special too, sometimes!

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Hahaha crazyGata. That made me laugh...but what a great idea!! Thanks for stopping by and commenting:)

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      8 years ago from Borinken, Loíza

      mmm... I wish for Internet with a smelling channel!!!

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Thank you jeffriestube, pinkish and Cloverleaf for stopping by and appreciating my recipe. It is simple and tasty. The mushrooms add so much. Enjoy:)

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      8 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      Great recipe! I will bookmark your hub and make this one day after work, thanks so much for sharing :-)


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      8 years ago from United States

      I am SO cooking this on the weekend, I just could not pass this one up! Thanks for the great recipe!

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Thanks for appreciating my recipe and thanks for your comment, katyzzz:)

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      8 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Just as I thought, really delicious and fresh from the garden vegetables, that certainly is the way to go.

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Thanks will and randomcreative:)Glad you like the recipe and if you decide to try it I hope you find it tasty.

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      Rose Clearfield 

      8 years ago from Milwaukee, Wisconsin

      This sounds delicious! I love pork chops and mushrooms separately so why not combine them?

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      8 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Sounds great! This is a bookmarked keeper.

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Thanks MurcielagoHeart. I hope you enjoy:) Loved your Biscotti hub but the comment capsule is not there for me to leave a comment.

      Hi masmasika and thanks for the comment.It is a hearty meal and I hope your son and nephews enjoy it.

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving the nice comment twilanelson:)

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      Twila Nelson 

      8 years ago from Carmichael, California

      Nicely written Hub and recipes for a hearty meal. Thank you.

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      8 years ago

      Hmm this looks delicious. I should try this for my son and nephews since I do not eat pork.

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      8 years ago from San Francisco

      What the heck? Why can't I eat the screen? DOh! And I got no pork in da house? I'm going to have to try this one later. Thanks for the recipe!

    • pedrn44 profile imageAUTHOR


      8 years ago from Greenfield, Wisconsin

      Thanks:) I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for commenting.


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      Derek James 

      8 years ago from South Wales

      This is a new one for me to try. it sounds delicious, thanks for the recipe.


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