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Smothered Cream of Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe with White Rice, Broccolini, and Garlic Bread

Cream of Mushroom Pork Chops Recipe with Rice and Broccolini

Are you looking for a comforting and flavorful meal that’s easy to prepare? Look no further than smothered cream of mushroom pork chops served over white rice, broccolini, and garlic bread. This recipe is perfect for a cozy dinner at home or a special occasion. In this article, we’ll guide you through each step of the recipe, including the ingredients, preparation, and cooking instructions.


To prepare this delicious meal, you’ll need the following ingredients:

For the Pork Chops:

  • 4 bone-in pork chops (1 1/2 inch thick)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley

For the Rice:

  • 2 cups white rice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter

For the Broccolini:

  • 1 bunch broccolini
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Garlic Bread:

  • 1 French bread baguette
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter, softened
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley


Before you start cooking, make sure you have all the ingredients you need. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

For the Pork Chops:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, black pepper, salt, and flour.
  2. Pat the pork chops dry with a paper towel and coat them with the flour mixture.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Once hot, add the pork chops to the skillet and cook for 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  6. Add the diced onion and sliced mushrooms and sauté for 5-7 minutes until softened.
  7. Add minced garlic and sauté for an additional 30 seconds.
  8. Pour in chicken broth and heavy cream and bring to a simmer.
  9. Add the pork chops back into the skillet, spoon the sauce over the chops, and cover with a lid.
  10. Place the skillet in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes until the pork chops are cooked through and tender.
  11. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley before serving.

For the Rice:

  1. Rinse the rice in a fine mesh strainer and drain.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring water, salt, and butter to a boil.
  3. Add the rice and stir well.
  4. Reduce heat to low and cover the saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.
  5. Cook for 18-20 minutes until the water is fully absorbed.
  6. Remove from heat and let the rice sit for 5 minutes.
  7. Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.

For the Broccolini:

  1. Wash and trim the broccolini.
  2. Toss the broccolini with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Spread the broccolini in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet.
  4. Roast in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes until tender and lightly browned.
  5. Remove from the oven and serve.

For the Garlic Bread:

  1. Cut the French bread baguette into slices.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together softened butter, minced garlic, and chopped fresh parsley.
  3. Spread the garlic butter mixture on top of each bread slice.
  4. Place the slices on a baking sheet and bake in the oven for 8-10 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Serve hot.


To serve, place a pork chop on each plate and spoon the mushroom sauce over the top. Serve with a side of white rice, roasted broccolini, and garlic bread. Sprinkle some additional chopped fresh parsley on top for garnish.


This smothered cream of mushroom pork chops recipe with white rice, broccolini, and garlic bread is the perfect meal for any occasion. With its simple ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions, you can have a restaurant-quality dish ready in no time. Enjoy the combination of tender pork chops, creamy mushroom sauce, fluffy white rice, and garlicky broccolini, all served with warm, crusty garlic bread.


  1. Can I use boneless pork chops for this recipe?
  • Yes, you can use boneless pork chops instead of bone-in, just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  1. Can I use a different type of mushroom for the sauce?
  • Yes, you can use any type of mushroom you prefer, such as shiitake or portobello.
  1. Can I make this recipe ahead of time?
  • Yes, you can prepare the pork chops and mushroom sauce ahead of time and reheat them in the oven before serving.
  1. Can I use a different type of vegetable instead of broccolini?
  • Yes, you can use any vegetable you prefer, such as asparagus or green beans.
  1. Can I freeze the leftovers?
  • Yes, you can freeze the leftover pork chops and mushroom sauce for up to 3 months. Just make sure to thaw them before reheating.

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?