- 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced
- 3 tbsps unsalted butter
- 3 tbsps all purpose flour
- 1 1/4 cup beef stock
- 4 pork chops, boneless
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp dried thyme
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 4 slices of provolone cheese
- 1 cup (or more) shredded Gruyere cheese
- 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
- In a large heavy bottom frying pan, melt the butter on medium heat.
- Add sliced onions to the pan. Cook for about 10 minutes or until the onions are caramelized and a nice rich brown colour. Stir around a few times making sure not to burn them.
- Add 1/4 cup of the beef stock to the pan, stir and allow to reduce into the onions. Once reduced, remove the onions from the pan and set aside in a dish until ready for them again.
- Season both sides of the pork chops with salt and pepper, dried thyme and garlic powder.
- Add pork chops to the pan and sear them on each side until golden – about 6 minutes each side. Remove from the pan and set aside on a place until ready for them again.
- If there are any little golden bits on the bottom of the pan, be sure to loosen them up by adding a little water to the pan and scraping them with a spoon. These tasty bits are important in making the dish super flavourful!
- Return onions to the pan and combine with the flour. Cook for a few minutes while stirring.
- Add beef stock, stir to combine and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat, add the pork chops to the pan and cook for about 15 minutes while spooning the liquid over top. The liquid should thicken up nicely while cooking.
- Remove the pork chops from the pan and place into a 9″x13″ glass baking dish (I use one like this). Pour the sauce from the pan into the baking dish and over the pork chops.
- Next, lay a slice of provolone cheese over top of each pork chop. Sprinkle the Gruyere cheese over the tops of the provolone slices.
- Put the baking dish into the oven on the broiler setting to melt the cheese and bring it to a nice golden colour on top. This should only take about 8-10 minutes so make sure you keep an eye on it. Once cheese is melted and golden, remove from the oven.
- Finally, sprinkle the fresh time leaves from the sprigs over the top of everything in the baking dish. This makes everything super yummy!!
- Serve with mashed potatoes and veggies for a spectacularly yummy dinner! This recipe is one of our family favourites! 🙂
If you can’t find Gruyere cheese, you can substitute it for Swiss.
- Category: Main
- Method: Stove top and Broiler setting in Oven
- Cuisine: American/Canadian