Easy Pesto Pork Chops Recipe

Easy Weeknight Dinner, Pesto Pork Chops

This is a super simple, super yummy pork chop recipe. In fact, the versatile pesto topping is good for chicken and fish, too! If you like pork and pesto, this easy Pesto Pork is an ideal easy weeknight dinner. Enjoy!

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Easy Pesto Pork Chops Recipe
Easy Weeknight Dinner, Pesto Pork Chops.

How to Make Pesto Pork Chops


  • 1 1/2 lb. pork chops
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 T. prepared pesto
  • 2 T. Italian bread crumbs
  • 2 T. shredded Mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Season pork chops with salt and pepper.  
  • Place in a baking dish in preheated oven 10 minutes.  
  • Prepare topping with chops are baking.
  • Combine pesto, bread crumbs, and cheese in a small bowl.
  • After 10 minutes, turn chops over and top with pesto mixture.  
  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until inside temperature reaches 160 degrees F.

Easy Pesto Pork Chops Recipe


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