Ranch Pork Chops: A Mouthwatering Twist on Traditional Pork

Delicious Pork Chops Infused With Ranch Flavor

Are you a fan of pork chops and the irresistible taste of ranch dressing? Then get ready to take your love for both to the next level with this Ranch Pork Chops recipe. These oven-baked, tender, and juicy pork loin rib chops are seasoned with a combination of Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix, paprika, salt, and pepper. The result is a quick and easy 4-ingredient dinner that’s packed with ranch goodness and baked to perfection in under 30 minutes. Say goodbye to boring pork and hello to a flavorful and hassle-free meal.

tray with four ranch seasoned pork chops with ranch seasoning in a small mixing bowl

Elevate Your Dinner With Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing

If you’re a lover of ranch dressing, you know that it’s not just for salads. Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing is the secret ingredient that makes dinner time a breeze. Whether you’re dipping fries, covering meat, or generously drizzling it over a salad, the cool creaminess of Hidden Valley’s Ranch Dressing adds a burst of flavor to any dish.

But tonight, we’re taking it up a notch. Instead of using ranch dressing as a dip or sauce, we’re sprinkling Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix over juicy pork chops and baking them in the oven for only 18-ish minutes. With minimal prep time, you’ll have a delicious dinner on the table in no time.

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four raw pork chops on parchment paper

How To Make Perfectly Seasoned Ranch Pork Chops

Preparing perfectly seasoned and cooked pork chops is a breeze with these simple steps. You’ll love how the flavors come together to create a mouthwatering dish that’s quick and easy to make.

Ingredients You’ll Need

  • Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix: Provides the signature ranch flavor and seasoning for the pork chops.
  • Smoked or Sweet Paprika: Adds a subtle smoky or sweet flavor that enhances the overall seasoning profile.
  • Salt and Fresh Ground Black Pepper
  • Pork Loin Rib Chops

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425˚F.
  2. Season the pork loin rib chops with Ranch Seasoning mix and paprika, and arrange them on a paper-lined baking sheet.
  3. Place the baking sheet in the oven and cook for 18 to 20 minutes, turning once halfway through cooking.
  4. Remove the pork chops from the oven and serve.

cooked ranch pork chops on a baking sheet

Tips For Cooking Perfect Pork Chops

To ensure that your pork chops turn out perfectly cooked and flavorful, follow these tips:

  • Don’t overcook: Use an instant-read meat thermometer to prevent overcooking. Aim for an internal temperature of about 145˚F for optimal doneness.
  • Avoid overcrowding: Arrange the pork chops in a single layer on the baking sheet, leaving space around them. This allows for even cooking and crispy results.
  • Let it rest: Allow the cooked pork chops to rest for about 5 minutes before serving. This allows the juices to redistribute within the meat.

What To Serve With Ranch Pork Chops

Complete your meal with these delicious side dishes that complement the savory ranch flavor of the pork chops:

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Creamy garlic mashed potatoes make a classic and satisfying accompaniment.
  • Roasted Vegetables: Carrots, broccoli, or Brussels sprouts roasted to perfection add a flavorful and nutritious touch.
  • Green Salad: A simple green goddess salad with fresh lettuce provides a refreshing contrast to the hearty pork.
  • Coleslaw: Creamy coleslaw, either classic or with a tangy twist, adds a delightful crunch and a hint of sweetness to your meal.
  • Buttered Corn: Sweet and buttery corn on the cob or corn kernels make for a comforting side dish.
  • Baked Beans: Hearty baked beans, whether homemade or canned, offer a satisfying and flavorful addition.
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Enjoy the deliciousness of Ranch Pork Chops with your favorite sides and elevate your dinner game!

Easy Pork Chops Recipes

If you’re looking for more pork chop recipes, try these easy and flavorful options:

  • Caprese Pork Chops
  • Baked Pork Chops and Potatoes Sheet Pan Dinner
  • Smothered Pork Chops
  • Instant Pot Creamy Ranch Pork Chops
  • Honey Garlic Baked Pork Chops
  • Oven Baked Bone-In Pork Chops

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