Ranch Pork Chops

Ranch pork chops are an amazing and easy dinner idea. With homemade ranch seasoning, these bone-in pork chops take dinner to a whole new level.

Easy Ranch Pork Chops

These ranch pork chops taste better than just about any pork chop recipe I have ever had. The flavors come together an make this low carb dinner something that everyone will enjoy.

Does This Taste Like Hidden Valley Ranch Pork Chops

Yes. Instead of wasting money buying the expensive remade seasoning, you can make your own with no preservatives and much better tasting. For a fraction fo the cost too. Make a large batch and then save it to keep on hand whenever you want ranch seasoning.

How Long Does This Ranch Pork Chops Last

When you make these ranch pork chops you want to store them in the refrigerator in an airtight container. It will last for about 3 to 4 days when stored properly.

Is This Ranch Pork Chops Keto

Yes. This recipe is keto. With only the herbs and the pork, these are low carb and therefor keto friendly. Be careful to check the nutritional information if you choose to use the prepackaged seasoning rather than make your own.

What to Serve with Ranch Pork Chops

How Many Weight Watchers Points in Ranch Pork Chops

I love pork chops. And even if you are watching your calories and therefore you points, you might not want to give them up. That’s ok. This easy ranch pork chop recipe comes in at 4 points in all plans when you use 1 tablespoon of oil and 1lb of lean cut pork chops.

If you lower the oil to 1 tsp, the recipe comes out to 3 points per serving.

Ranch Pork Chops Ingredients

No need to buy pre-packaged ranch dressing or seasoning when it is so easy to make your own. Use the recipe provided below as a guideline, then adjust the seasonings to suit your own tastes. Once you’ve found the perfect blend, you can mix up larger batches and store the excess in an airtight container for several months. This seasoning is excellent on meats, in homemade salad dressings, or blended with Greek yogurt for a healthy vegetable dip.

Dry Ranch Seasoning

  • Dried dill weed
  • Dried parsley
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Pork Chops

  • Ranch seasoning
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Pork chops
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Ranch Seasoning

To make the ranch seasoning, combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.

How to Make Ranch Pork Chops

Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.

Rub pork chops with 1-2 tablespoons dry ranch seasoning (divided evenly among all 4 chops), until coated. (Store remaining ranch seasoning in an airtight container for later use).

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat before adding seasoned pork chops to skillet. Sear pork chops on each side until browned, approximately 2 minutes per side. 

Once browned, transfer pork chops to the lined baking sheet, leaving room between each pork chop so they are not over-crowded. Place baking sheet in the pre-heated oven and roast for 8 minutes before turning each chop. Continue roasting another 8-10 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest portion of the chop reads 145°F (medium-rare) to 160°F (medium).

Remove chops from oven and let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.

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Ranch Pork Chops
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
16 mins
 
No need to buy pre-packaged ranch dressing or seasoning when it is so easy to make your own. Use the recipe provided below as a guideline, then adjust the seasonings to suit your own tastes. Once you’ve found the perfect blend, you can mix up larger batches and store the excess in an airtight container for several months. This seasoning is excellent on meats, in homemade salad dressings, or blended with Greek yogurt for a healthy vegetable dip.
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ranch pork chops
Servings: 4
Author: Our Wabi Sabi Life
Ingredients
Dry Ranch Seasoning:
  • 2 T. dried dill weed
  • 3 T. dried parsley
  • 2 t. onion powder
  • 2 t. garlic powder
  • 2 t. kosher salt
  • ½ t. freshly ground black pepper
Pork Chops:
  • 2 T. ranch seasoning recipe above
  • 1 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 pork chops approximately 1” thick For Weight Watchers, use about 1 lb lean cut pork chops
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400°F and line a large rimmed baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. To make the ranch seasoning, combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Rub pork chops with 1-2 tablespoons dry ranch seasoning (divided evenly among all 4 chops), until coated. (Store remaining ranch seasoning in an airtight container for later use).
  4. Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat before adding seasoned pork chops to skillet. Sear pork chops on each side until browned, approximately 2 minutes per side.
  5. Once browned, transfer pork chops to the lined baking sheet, leaving room between each pork chop so they are not over-crowded. Place baking sheet in the pre-heated oven and roast for 8 minutes before turning each chop. Continue roasting another 8-10 minutes, or until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest portion of the chop reads 145°F (medium-rare) to 160°F (medium).
  6. Remove chops from oven and let rest for 3-5 minutes before serving.

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