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Balsamic-Glazed Pork Chops

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


4 servings

The tangy sauce and restaurant-quality flavor and appearance prompted one taste tester to say, "I wish my mom made chops like this when I was growing up!" —Sandy Sherman, Chester, Virginia
Balsamic-Glazed Pork Chops Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 boneless pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed


  1. Sprinkle pork chops with 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper. In a large skillet, brown chops in 1 tablespoon butter. Remove and keep warm.
  2. In the same skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in the vinegar, brown sugar, rosemary and remaining salt. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced by half.
  3. Return chops to the pan; cook, uncovered, over medium heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°. Remove chops to a serving plate and let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Stir remaining butter into skillet until melted. Serve with pork chops.

Nutrition Facts

1 pork chop with about 1 tablespoon sauce: 353 calories, 18g fat (9g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 563mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 33g protein.

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