Pork Chops Baked in Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

Pork Chops Baked in Montepulciano d’Abruzzo


  • 4 center cut pork chops

  • 1 yellow onion, sliced

  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped

  • 8 baby Portobello mushrooms, sliced

  • 2 Tbls of extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tbls of butter

  • 2 Tbls of flour

  • 1 cup of Montepulciano d’Abruzzo

  • 1/2 cup of beef broth

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper


  • In a large frying pan sauté the pork chops in the oil and butter until browned, around 3 minutes on each side.

  • Transfer chops to a baking dish

  • Add the onions, garlic and mushrooms to the frying pan and sauté for 2 minutes.

  • Stir in the flour, salt and pepper.

  • Add the broth and the wine and cook until thick and bubbly.

  • Pour the sauce over the chops and cover with aluminum foil.

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees and bake the chops for 1 hour.

Serves 4 people