Tomato-Smothered Pork Chops


These are sautéed pork chops smothered in a tomato sauce with fresh onion and bell pepper. It's a fairly quick and simple recipe. Try serving it with rice.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, or as needed

  • 4 pork chops

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour, or as needed

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 bell pepper - chopped, your color choice

  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder, or more to taste

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat enough oil to cover the bottom of a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dredge pork chops in flour, add to the pan, and brown well on both sides. Remove chops and set aside.

  2. Add onion and bell pepper; cook and stir for 5 minutes, or until almost tender. Return pork chops to skillet and pour in tomato sauce. Allow sauce to start bubbling and then reduce heat to low.

  3. Simmer for 30 minutes and season with garlic powder, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

143 Calories
7g Fat
10g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 143
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 573mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 34mg 168%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 573mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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