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Pesto Baked Pork Chops

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"This is a tender and delicious baked pork chop recipe, with an Italian flair."
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2 h servings 531
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Season pork chops with garlic powder and seasoned salt.
  3. Beat eggs in a bowl until smooth. Pour flour into a separate shallow bowl and bread crumbs into a third bowl.
  4. Gently press seasoned pork chops into the flour to coat and shake to remove excess flour. Dip into the beaten egg, then press into bread crumbs. Gently toss between your hands so any bread crumbs that haven't stuck can fall away. Place the breaded chops onto a plate while breading the rest; do not stack.
  5. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Cook pork chops in hot oil until the bread crumb coating is well browned, about 5 minutes per side; transfer to a baking dish. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil.
  7. Bake chops in preheated oven for 1 hour. Whisk cream of chicken soup, milk, and pesto together in a bowl; pour over the pork chops. Replace foil and continue baking another 30 minutes.


  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 531 calories; 26.6 36.5 35.1 129 1251 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this with no changes or adjustments and it turned out wonderfully! It was very flavorful and tender. Will definitely make this again.

Most helpful critical review

It was a pretty tasty. But I hope t here's a more healthier version

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I made this with no changes or adjustments and it turned out wonderfully! It was very flavorful and tender. Will definitely make this again.

So good! Instead of frying the chops before baking, I broiled them for 2 minutes on each side (I sprayed them with olive oil to get some crunch) then baked as recipe directed. I'd make this aga...

Great dish and my kids loved it! I had to substitute with soy milk, and used crushed cornflakes instead of the italian-style breadcrumbs. Came out delicious! Will try the breadcrumbs next time, ...

This is a great base recipe. My changes were...a lot more garlic and onion. Also seasoned chops with basil, oregano and rosemary and let them just sit and soak up all those great spices. They t...

Great pork chops. Everyone loved them. Don't need to change a thing. Just watch them while they fry because 2-3 minutes was plenty. I used pork loin chops.

Definitely not a lack of flavor here. 2-3 minutes of frying on each side was enough, did the entire 5 on some and it was more than enough. The pesto was an awesome touch, worked out well. My...

Absolute favorite in my house. My kids love this as well!

Don't like to use canned soups, so made a rou with chicken broth and butter in the pan where I sauteed the pork chops. Served over spaghetti with a ratatouille. My housemate, who asked for por...

Unbelievably good & unbelievably easy!! Love basil and this did the trick. Broiled the chops not to dirty more dishes.....such an easy dish to prepare. Try it you'll love it!!