These Skillet Pork Chops are an easy, one-pot dinner that features thinly sliced pork loin, kale, white beans, and tomatoes. It is a simple one-pot meal that is filled with Tuscan flavors--a perfect recipe for pork chops.
Pork Chops make a healthy, lean, and inexpensive meal.
Thin pork cutlets cook up in no time and a great change-up for chicken. And just like chicken, pork chops or cutlets are a blank canvas to absorb any flavor profile you throw at it.
This recipe for Skillet Pork Chops is made with Tuscan flavors for a delicious, one-pot skillet dinner.
Pork chops are seared quickly and then quickly braised with white wine, fresh tomatoes, kale, white beans, garlic, and capers for a flavorful dinner that comes together in about 20 minutes.
This savory, skillet pork dinner is packed with protein, fiber, and flare.
How to Make Skillet Pork Chops
Step One: Sear Meat
- Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in a large skillet.
- Season pork on both sides with salt and pepper.
- Once the oil is heated, sear pork on each side for 1-2 minutes per side.
- Remove pork chops and place them on a plate.
Step Two: Deglaze Skillet
- Add in white wine, scraping up any brown bits from the bottom of the pan.
- Add in garlic, capers, and red pepper flakes if using.
- Saute for 2 minutes.
Step Three: Cook Through
Add in the kale, tomatoes, beans, and seared pork.
Cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 10 minutes or until pork is cooked through.
Serve with Parmesan Cheese if desired.
More Pork Recipes
- Honey Garlic Pork Chops
- Instant Pot Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Sweet Potatoes
- Skillet Pork Tenderloin with Cabbage
- Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
Tuscan Skillet Pork Chops
- 6 (½ inch each) slice boneless pork chops or porkloin cutlets
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ½ teaspoon freshly grated black pepper
- ½ cup white wine
- 1 teaspoon freshly chopped garlic
- 1 teaspoon capers drained
- 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
- 2 cups fresh kale chopped
- 2 cups cooked white beans
- ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional
- Freshly grated Parmesan Cheese optional
- Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in large skillet. Season pork on both sides with salt and pepper.
- Once oil is heated, sear pork on each side for 1-2 minutes per side. Remove pork to a plate.
- Add in white wine and scrape up any browned bits from bottom of pan.
- Add in garlic, capers, and red pepper flakes if using. Saute for 2 minutes. Add in kale, tomatoes, beans, and the seared pork.
- Cover, reduce heat to medium, and simmer for 10 minutes or until pork is cooked through.
- Serve with Parmesan Cheese if desired.
- Feel free to use spinach in place of kale. Just wait to add spinach until the last 3 minutes of simmering. Or use another hearty green (like mustard greens) instead of kale.
- For a dry white wine, use chardonnay or pinot grigio.
- To omit the wine, use additional chicken stock.
- If you do not like pork, use chicken cutlets in place of pork loin chops.