Julia B's Italian Baked Pork Chops
These slow-baked Italian Pork Chops will melt in your mouth.
  • 4 Bone-in center cut pork chops - the thickness is to your desire
  • 1-2 Green bell peppers - sliced or Mini Sweet Peppers 10-12 (whole)
  • 1 Red or Yellow Onion - sliced
  • Olive oil - cover the bottom of the baking pan and another 2 tbsp to frying pan (see below)
  • 4 cloves of garlic - peeled and crushed
  • Salt, Pepper and Granulated Garlic - to taste
  • Fresh Italian Flat Leaf Parsley - chopped - about a half cup
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. To a hot large frying pan, add the olive oil.
  3. Dry any moisture from the pork chops.
  4. Season one side of pork chops with salt, pepper, garlic powder.
  5. Scatter the parsley on one side of the pork chop.
  6. Fry pork chop parsley side down.
  7. Season the other side of pork chops with the salt, pepper and garlic powder and add the rest of the parsley.
  8. Fry until each chop is slightly browned.
  9. In a large baking dish - I used a 9x11 - add olive oil, garlic gloves and peppers and onions. Season the peppers and onions with salt, pepper and granulated garlic.
  10. Transfer the pork chops to the baking dish.
  11. Cover tightly with foil.
  12. Leave the oven at 300 degrees - bake the pork chops for at least 2 hours - do not touch them!!
  13. After two hours take the foil off and bake for another 15-20 mins.
  14. Serve with roast potatoes and your favorite veggie.
  15. Savoir every minute of them!
Recipe by Julia's Child at http://juliaschild.com/1778-2/