3-Ingredient Baked Pork Chops

3-Ingredient Baked Pork Chops

Background and History

Discover the charm of minimalism in the kitchen with our guide to 3-ingredient baked pork chops. This uncomplicated dish is a testament to the beauty of simplicity, allowing the natural flavors of the pork to shine through in every bite.


Thick-cut pork chops

Olive oil

Seasoning of your choice (e.g., salt, pepper, garlic powder)




Preparation Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 25 minutes


Preheat the Oven

Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare the Pork Chops

Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel. Rub them with olive oil, ensuring an even coating.

Season the Pork Chops

Season both sides of the pork chops with your chosen seasoning. Options include salt, pepper, and garlic powder for a simple yet flavorful touch.


Place the seasoned pork chops on a baking sheet or in a baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven for approximately 25 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F (63°C).

Rest and Serve

Allow the pork chops to rest for a few minutes before serving, ensuring they remain juicy and flavorful.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving)

Calories: 250

Protein: 30g

Fat: 12g

Carbohydrates: 0g

Fiber: 0g


Experiment with different seasonings to customize the flavor profile.

Adjust cooking times based on the thickness of the pork chops.

Allergy Warning

Be mindful of potential allergens in seasonings, adapting them to suit individual dietary needs.

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