Rosemary Sage Pork Chops

Rosemary Sage Pork Chops

99 reviews, 4.4 star(s). 0% would make again

Ready in 20 minutes; part of Nut-Free collection

This delicious and simple recipe for juicy, quickly prepared pork chops calls on three kitchen staples -- garlic, sage and rosemary. The chops are pan roasted, cooked in a covered skillet with the herbs, garlic and some olive oil. Covering the pan holds in moisture and helps keep the chops from becoming too dry or tough.


2 tablespoons olive oil; (up to 4), (depends on number of chops & size of pan)
2 tablespoons fresh sage; chopped
2 tablespoons fresh rosemary; chopped
2 large cloves garlic; thinly sliced
2 pork chops; (up to 4), bone-in, about 3/4-inch thick, about 8 ounces each
Salt and fresh ground black pepper; to taste
2 tablespoons vermouth; (optional)

Original recipe makes 2



Heat a large heavy-bottomed skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil. When oil starts to shimmer, stir in sage, rosemary and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

In the meantime, pat chops dry with paper towels and season both sides with salt and pepper to taste. Increase heat to medium-high and add chops to skillet, directly on top of herb/garlic mixture. Cover skillet and cook chops undisturbed for 5 minutes. Turn chops, cover pan, reduce heat to medium and cook until just cooked through, about 5 minutes for 3/4-inch thick chops. Adjust time according to thickness of chops. Transfer to plates and serve.

Makes 2 to 4 servings.


I sometimes add a little vermouth to the pan when I turn the chops and cover it to finish the cooking. This introduces some extra moisture to the meat, along with a very subtle flavor note, due to vermouth's fairly neutral taste.

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So fast! Kids love it, cover and don't over cook.


awesome recipe! simple, fast and very tasty!

My version of rosemary sage pork chop paired with fried potatoes

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Excellent! Sgrishka recipes are always spot-on perfect! Thanks so much for posting!
LifesGreat 4w ago

Tasty and easy
AESG 5m ago

Very easy to make! And I got to use my fresh herbs! Tobs of flavor! Loved it!
katarmybrat 9m ago

evie50 1y ago

This was really good and so easy to make as well! I salted it a bit too much, but the sage, rosemary and garlic was subtle but definitely noticeable! Kids loved it, wife was mad I put too much salt. LOL...great overall.
tchen1019 1y ago

I just made these as part of a low carb diet for my room mate. I must say these are just wonderful. You can still taste the porkiness of them but the sage adds a WOW factor that can't be beat. I will definitely make these again.
nabcoengineer 1y ago

This is my go to recipe for pork chops. The dry vermouth just adds a lovely finishing touch!
Verdeo 1y ago

Hubby really enjoyed. Nice subtle taste. Thought taste would come through more, still 5 stars!
LadyG8r 2y ago

Everyone in the house loved this (and it made the house smell good)
mandakb 2y ago

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