3-Ingredient Pork Recipes for Nearly-Effortless Meals

pork chops on a white dish
Photo: France C

Just because a recipe is low on ingredients doesn't mean it has to be low on flavor. These simple pork dishes only have three ingredients (not counting salt, pepper, and oil), meaning that you won't have to fuss over a lot of components to pull off a delicious meal. From pork chops to glazed ham and sausage balls, here are 10 pork recipes that use three ingredients or less.

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Perfect Simple Roasted Pork Chops

Perfect Simple Roasted Pork Chops
My Hot Southern Mess

"Don't let the simplicity of this recipe fool you," says recipe creator Rhonda Elaine. "Served with a salad and a fast side dish, these pork chops are perfect for a busy weeknight, and my children love it."

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Easy Appetizer Meatballs

Easy Appetizer Meatballs
bd.weld

Using both regular and spicy pork sausage, these bite-size appetizers are bursting with flavor. Orange juice concentrate cooks down in the slow cooker to create a decadent glaze.

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Onion Pan-Fried Pork Chops

Onion Pan-Fried Pork Chops
okiedoll

Onion soup mix is blended into the flour that coats these golden brown pork chops. To make coating even easier, mix everything in a large plastic bag, then add in the chops, and shake to coat.

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Cola-Glazed Ham

Cola-Glazed Ham
Soup Loving Nicole

No one will guess that this ham's glaze only involves two ingredients: brown sugar and cola. Reviewer LaciW says, "I followed the recipe and it came out tender and juicy. There weren't any leftovers so this will be made again!"

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Grilled Mushrooms with Bacon

Grilled Mushrooms with Bacon
Soup Loving Nicole

When cooked together on the grill, the fat from the bacon renders out and leads to extra rich mushrooms. Since they cook quickly, they're the perfect appetizer to whip up while you wait on your grilled main dishes to cook.

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Air Fryer Ranch Pork Chops

pork chops on a white dish
France C

Dry ranch mix and a few minutes in the air fryer are all these pork chops need to have succulent texture and plenty of flavor. Recipe creator France C. suggests, "Try different varieties of ranch mix (like spicy or bacon) to change up the flavor."

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Simple Sausage Casserole

Simple Sausage Casserole
Molly

Great for breakfast or dinner, this casserole pairs pork sausage with cream cheese in a layer of crescent dough. If you're looking for a quick morning meal, you can bake the casserole the evening before and reheat slices in the microwave.

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Yummy Pork Chops

Yummy Pork Chops
fabeverydayblog

The unusual combination of Italian salad dressing and soy sauce is the secret behind these juicy pork chops. Reviewer TheManCooks says, "The quick-easy factor on this is HUGE. This is tasty and really quick."

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Brown Sugar Ham Steak

Brown Sugar Ham Steak
Amy

This recipe is perfect for when you're craving holiday ham but don't want to hassle with an entire one. Equal parts butter and brown sugar coat the ham steak, cooking to caramelized perfection.

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Pork Chops in Beer

Pork Chops in Beer
stylistmama

A can or bottle of your favorite beer will work wonders in this pork chop recipe. For extra flavor, some reviewers suggest marinating the pork chops in the sauce for a few hours before baking.

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