A Mouthwatering Twist: Ranch Pork Chops

Do you love pork chops? How about ranch dressing? Well, get ready to take your dinner to a whole new level with this delectable Ranch Pork Chops recipe! Made with just a few simple ingredients, including Ranch Seasoning Mix, these pork chops will quickly become your new favorite go-to dinner option.

Infused with Irresistible Flavor

Imagine tender and juicy pork loin rib chops 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 recipe that’s bursting with the mouthwatering goodness of ranch. And the best part? These chops are baked to perfection in under 30 minutes, making them a hassle-free choice for any meal.

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

Beyond Salad Dressing

Ranch dressing isn’t just for salads anymore. It’s time to explore the versatility of Ranch in a whole new way. While Hidden Valley Original Ranch Dressing is a dinner-time savior, this recipe takes it up a notch. Picture Hidden Valley Original Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix sprinkled over juicy pork chops and baked in the oven for only 18-ish minutes. With minimal prep time, you’ll have a delicious dinner on the table in no time.

Four raw pork chops on parchment paper

How to Make Ranch Pork Chops

Creating perfectly seasoned and cooked pork chops is easier than you think. Follow these simple steps:

Ingredients You’ll Need

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

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

Cooked ranch pork chops on a baking sheet

Tips for Perfect Pork Chops

To ensure your pork chops turn out perfectly every time, here are a few helpful tips:

  • Don’t Overcook: Avoid dry pork chops by using an instant-read meat thermometer and cooking them to an internal temperature of about 145˚F.
  • Don’t Overload the Baking Sheet: Give your pork chops enough space on the baking sheet for even cooking and crispy results.
  • Rest Before Serving: Let your cooked pork chops rest for about 5 minutes before serving to allow the juices to redistribute within the meat.

Sides that Complement

Now that you have your delicious Ranch Pork Chops, it’s time to choose the perfect side dishes to complete your meal. Here are some fantastic options:

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes: Creamy garlic mashed potatoes pair wonderfully with the savory ranch flavor of the pork chops.
  • Roasted Vegetables: Try carrots, broccoli, or Brussels sprouts for a flavorful and nutritious side that complements the pork.
  • Green Salad: A simple green goddess salad with fresh lettuce provides a refreshing contrast to the hearty pork.
  • Coleslaw: Creamy coleslaw 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 that complements the savory pork.
  • Baked Beans: Hearty baked beans, homemade or canned, can provide a satisfying and flavorful side.
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ENJOY!

Check out more easy pork chops recipes:

  • 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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