Pork Chop Casserole


Some nights just call for a hearty, comfort food feast – the kind of stick-to-your-ribs meal that makes you want to kick back, relax, and savor every cheesy, creamy, satisfying bite. This pork chop casserole answers that craving in the most delicious way possible!

We’re talking tender, juicy pork chops snuggled into a luscious bed of creamy potatoes, all blanketed in a decadent mushroom sauce and showered with crispy onion toppers. It’s quintessential cozy casserole bliss with the added bonus of being a complete meal in one dish.

The genius of this homestyle pork chop bake is just how easy it is to throw together, even on the most harried of weeknights. You just quickly sear the pork chops to get them nicely browned, then layer everything up in the baking dish – potatoes first, then the chops, then that velvety mushroom sauce spooned right over top.

While it bakes away unattended, you can go about the rest of your evening knowing a hearty, soul-satisfying dinner is sorted. As it all mингles together in the oven, the potatoes become delightfully tender while the chops roast up to juicy perfection under their saucy blanket.

When it’s finally ready, you’ll have the most luscious, aromatic casserole bubbling away and begging to be dug into. Cut through that crispy onion topping and you’re instantly met with the creamiest mushroom sauce coating every forkful. Those potatoes are the ideal sponge to soak it all up too.

While pork chops can sometimes come across as dry or bland, the layered flavors and cooking method in this casserole absolutely prevent that. The seared chop exteriors get infused with all that luxurious gravy essence as they roast. Plus the richness from the cheese, sour cream and crispy onions ensure nothing is wanting in the flavor department.

It’s the kind of hearty, lick-your-plate-clean kind of meal that makes you feel warm and nourished from the inside out. Not to mention it’s a major crowd-pleaser for all ages! Even picky eaters have a hard time resisting this creamy, cheesy, crispy-crunchy pork chop paradise.

While certainly decadent and celebratory enough for weekend feasting, it also couldn’t be easier to thrown together for a crowd-pleasing weeknight dinner. Or make it ahead and simply bake it off for a delicious meal anytime you need some serious comfort food sustenance.

Whether it’s a special occasion or just the end of a long day, this pork chop casserole has all the cheesy, saucy, crispy elements to satisfy your coziest dinner cravings without any fuss. It’s family-friendly, endlessly delicious, and about as welcoming and indulgent as a homemade meal can get!

Pork Chop Casserole


  • 6 boneless pork chops (4-6 oz each), about 1-inch thick
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 (10.5 oz) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 (2.8 oz) can French fried onions, divided
  • 1/2 lb thinly sliced potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Season the pork chops all over with salt.
  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the pork chops for 2-3 minutes per side until browned.
  3. In a bowl, mix together the cream of mushroom soup, milk, cheese, sour cream, and half the fried onions.
  4. Layer the potato slices in an even layer in a 9×13 baking dish. Top with the seared pork chops.
  5. Pour the soup mixture over the top of the pork chops. Cover with foil.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove foil. Top with remaining fried onions.
  7. Bake uncovered for 10-15 more minutes until hot and bubbly.
  8. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

This pork chop casserole has all the cheesy, creamy, crispy elements you could want for the ultimate cozy and comforting one-dish dinner! Make-ahead and freezing options too.

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