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Creamy Italian Pork Chops

Creamy Italian Pork Chops are a flavorful and delicious meal to change up the same old dinner routine. Tender and juicy grilled pork chops topped with homemade creamy Italian sauce. 

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Our Grilled Italian Pork Chops are always a hit with tangy Italian salad dressing and herbs for a great family meal and everyone loved this creamy version just as much. These savory Mushroom Pork Chops are also a great weeknight dinner option.

Creamy Italian Pork Chops with parsley garnish on a platter

Ingredients for Creamy Italian Pork Chops:

  • Pork Chops
  • Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper

For the Creamy Italian Sauce:

ingredients for creamy Italian sauce

  • White Wine Vinegar
  • Lemon Juice
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Honey
  • Granulated Garlic
  • Dried Basil
  • Dried Oregano
  • Ground Rosemary
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Olive Oil
  • Mayonnaise

How to Grill Creamy Italian Pork Chops:

pork chops on a sheet pan - uncooked

  • Pat pork chops dry with paper towels and place on a baking sheet. 
  • Spray or brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Prepare a grill fire to about 350° with hickory or pecan chunks for smoke flavor.

pork chops on a grill

  • Grill pork chops over indirect heat with the grill closed.

grilling pork chops - close up

  • Cook for about 5 minutes. Flip pork chops and continue to cook for another 10 – 12 minutes until internal temperature reaches 145° using a digital meat thermometer.

Sheet pan with 4 grilled pork chops

  • Remove from grill and tent with foil while you prepare the sauce.

collage making creamy Italian dressing in a blender

  • Add vinegar, lemon juice, dijon mustard, honey, herbs and spices, salt and pepper to a blender. 
  • Blend for about 20 seconds.
  • With the blender running, slowly stream in the olive oil, blending about 30 seconds until well combined.
  • Stop the blender and add mayonnaise.
  • Blend until smooth, about 30 seconds.

jar of creamy Italian Salad Dressing

  • Pour into a small bowl or jar. 

pork chops on a platter with creamy Italian salad dressing

  • Spoon sauce over pork chops and serve immediately.

How to Store and Reheat:

Store remaining sauce in the refrigerator in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Pork chops can be stored in a zip top bag or wrapped in plastic wrap in the refrigerator up to 4 days. 

Reheat in a skillet with olive oil over medium heat. Sliced pork chops will reheat quickly. Serve with additional sauce. 

Creamy Italian Sauce is delicious as a salad dressing or dipping sauce for chicken strips.

grilled pork chops on a Big Green Egg grill

Grilling Facts for Creamy Italian Pork Chops:

  • Grill: Big Green Egg Large
  • Heat Source: Hardwood Lump Charcoal
  • Wood: Pecan or Hickory
  • Charcoal Grill Temperature: 350°

More of Our Favorite Pork Chop Recipes to Try:

Garlic Butter Pork Chops are going to be a huge hit at the dinner table. Easy enough for busy weeknights and delicious enough for entertaining guests. 

Brown Sugar Pork Chops are crazy delicious with a sweet and spicy dry rub that is sure to be a family favorite. 

Best Marinated Pork Chops are great for weekend grilling or busy weeknights. A tasty marinade that makes these pork chops tender, juicy and delicious. 

Garlic and Onion Pork Chops are one of our most popular recipes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner. 

Cilantro Lime Pork Chops are marinated in a quick citrus, garlic and cilantro marinade that adds incredible flavor to these grilled pork chops.

plated pork chop with pasta salad

We served these easy grilled pork chops with Italian Pasta SaladGarlic Butter Potatoes and Grilled Corn on the Cob would also make delicious sides for this weeknight dinner.

If you are looking for a new and different dinner idea, give these Creamy Italian Pork Chops a try this week. They are full of delicious flavors and sure to be a hit with the entire family.

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closeup of creamy Italian pork chops with parsley on a platter
Yield: 4 servings

Creamy Italian Pork Chops

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Creamy Italian Pork Chops are a flavorful and delicious meal to change up the same old dinner routine. Tender and juicy grilled pork chops topped with homemade creamy Italian sauce. 

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

For the Creamy Italian Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • fresh parsley for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Prepare a grill fire to 350° with hickory or pecan chunks for smoke flavor.
  2. Using paper towels, pat the pork chops dry and place on a baking sheet.
  3. Spray or brush with olive oil on both sides. Season each with about 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper.
  4. Grill pork chops over indirect fire with the grill closed for about 5 minutes.
  5. Flip pork chops and continue to cook with the lid closed about 10 minutes. Use a digital thermometer to check the pork chops, cooking until internal temperature reaches 145°.
  6. Remove to a clean sheet pan and tent with foil while you prepare the sauce.
  7. In a blender, add white wine vinegar, lemon juice, dijon mustard, garlic, basil, oregano, rosemary, salt and pepper.
  8. Blend until well combined, about 20 - 30 seconds.
  9. With the blender running, slowly drizzle in olive oil until well combined about 1 minute total.
  10. Turn the blender off and add mayonnaise.
  11. Blend until smooth, about 20 seconds.
  12. Pour into a jar.
  13. Spoon over pork chops and garnish with parsley if desired.

Notes

Creamy Italian Sauce can be stored in an airtight container or lidded jar in the refrigerator up to 3 weeks. It also makes a great salad dressing or dip for chicken.

Store leftover pork chops in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days. Slice pork chops and heat in a skillet with olive oil over medium heat, stirring until heated through. Serve with additional sauce.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 844Total Fat: 72gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 54gCholesterol: 143mgSodium: 838mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 41g

Nutritional information is estimated and may not be accurate.

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