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Mama drenches pork chops in the most decadent sauce. This recipe is to die for

The Smothered Baked Pork Chops recipe you’ve shared sounds absolutely mouthwatering! Here’s a recap of the dish along with some serving suggestions to complement this classic Southern comfort food:

Smothered Baked Pork Chops Recipe:


  • 2 pounds pork chops (bone-in optional)
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 5 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon freshly chopped rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preparation: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  2. Seasoning: Season the pork chops with salt and pepper, then arrange them in the greased baking dish.
  3. Sauce Preparation: In a bowl, combine Dijon mustard, minced garlic, honey, chopped rosemary, and butter. Microwave in 30-second intervals until the butter is completely melted.
  4. Coating the Pork Chops: Pour half of the honey-mustard mixture over the pork chops, spreading it out evenly with a spoon. Flip the pork chops over and coat the other side with the remaining mixture.
  5. Baking: Bake the pork chops in the preheated oven for about 30 minutes, or until they are cooked through and tender.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Mashed Potatoes: Creamy mashed potatoes complement the rich flavors of the pork chops and soak up the delicious sauce.
  • Southern Style Green Beans: Cooked with bacon and onions, these green beans add a savory crunch to the meal.
  • Cornbread: A sweet and crumbly cornbread is a classic Southern side that pairs perfectly with smothered pork chops, helping to mop up any leftover sauce.


Whether you’re craving a taste of Southern tradition or simply looking for a flavorful and comforting meal, these Smothered Baked Pork Chops are sure to hit the spot. Serve them alongside your favorite sides for a delicious and satisfying dining experience. Enjoy!