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    The 40+ BEST Pork Recipes

    If you’re looking for new ways to cook pork, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled this list of forty fabulous easy Pork Recipes for you to try.

    Whether you’re cooking with pork chops or loin, ground pork, sausage, ribs, ham or more, you’ll find something delicious here on this great Pork Recipes list.

    From classics like barbecued ribs to tasty exotic dishes, these Pork Recipes list has so much to choose from.

    Cook your way through all these great Pork Recipes and see what becomes your new favorite. You’ll never wonder “what to cook with pork?” again!

    The 40 BEST pork recipes.

    1. Brunswick Stew

    We’re starting this pork recipes list with a bowl of comfort… Brunswick stew. It’s a hearty Southern dish that’s perfect for chilly nights. If you love barbecue flavors, this is sure to become one of your new favorites.

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    2. Kalua Pork (Hawaiian Style Pulled Pork)

    Kalua Pork- Juicy, tender, smoky shredded pork that you find almost everywhere in Hawaii, on their classic lunch plates, at their Luaus, family get-togethers and potlucks is just a 3-ingredient wonder!!

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    3. Egg Roll Soup

    This Egg Roll Soup is everything you dream about in your beloved egg roll, but in a cozy, delicious soupified way. If you have some ground pork in your refrigerator, now you know what to do…

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    4. Oven Baked Ribs

    Juicy, melt-in-your-mouth oven baked Barbecue Ribs are fall-off-the-bone delicious! Double up on incredible flavor with an easy to make dry rub first, then coat them in a seasoned barbecue sauce mixture. Finger licking good ribs right here!

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    5. Cochon de Lait (Cajun Pulled Pork)

    Cochon de Lait is a delicious pulled pork recipe from Louisiana. It has delicious seasonings and slow cooks to melt in your mouth perfection.

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    6. Pork Stir Fry (How to Velvet Pork)

    This easy Pork Stir Fry whips up in no time. Loaded with fresh veggies and tender pork, it’s a perfect weeknight dinner idea!

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    7. Crock Pot Barbacoa Pork

    Super easy, super tasty and super versatile. Make a huge batch and you can serve a big crowd or have leftovers for days. Try in tacos, a Buddha bowl, or use your own creativity!

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    8. Chile Verde

    Pozole… A very authentic and quintessential soup or stew out of Mexico. This flavor packed hearty bowl is made up of tender pork chunks in a flavorful, spicy tomatillo sauce. It’s a great winter warmer, but it’s so good you’ll want it all year long!

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    9. Johnny Marzetti (A Midwest Classic)

    Who is Johnny Marzetti? One hearty and nostalgic American casserole, that’s who. You might call him by another name, but you know this one!

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    10. Islander Pork- The BEST Crock Pot Pork Chops

    These crock pot pork chops, AKA Islander pork, are your new weekday best friend. Melt in your mouth tender meat in a delectable sauce. If you can spare 10 minutes, your crock pot will do the rest!

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    11. Köttbullar (Swedish Meatballs)

    These Swedish meatballs are the ultimate comfort food. Tender, perfectly cooked meat spheres smothered in the most delectable sauce. You’ll keep coming back for more!

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    12. Pork Vindaloo

    Do you love curry? This authentic Pork Vindaloo from the Indian state of Goa is sure to tickle your taste buds. You can make it hot or mild, but it’s always packed with flavor!

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    13. Moo Shu Pork

    Make this classic Moo Shu Pork that tastes even better than any you will get in a restaurant. Moo shu is thinly sliced pork stir fried with coleslaw, mushrooms and egg in a tasty sauce. It’s usually served with warm Mandarin style pancakes or flour tortillas

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    14. Sausage Potato Casserole

    This hearty casserole combines two comfort food staples, sausage and potatoes. Add in a generous helping of veggies and you have one great complete meal!

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    15. Creamy Sausage Pasta

    This Creamy Sausage Pasta is a restaurant quality meal you can have on the table in about 20 minutes. Great weeknight dinner idea!

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    16. Dublin Coddle

    Looking for some authentic Irish fare for your St. Patrick’s day feast? Look no further than this hearty and cozy Dublin coddle. Loaded with rich and satisfying flavors, this is what you call comfort food!

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    17. Pernil (Puerto Rican Roast Pork)

    Pernil is a classic Puerto Rican pork dish that’s generously marinated and roasted to tender perfection. It’s their traditional Christmas centerpiece, but is great any time!

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    18. Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)

    Keftedes are beautifully flavored Greek meatballs that are slightly crispy, and totally delicious!

    They’re often served as part of a mezze platter with pita bread, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives and tzatziki sauce.

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    19. Tonkatsu (Japanese Pork Cutlet)

    Tonkatsu is a simple fried pork cutlet, popular in Japanese cuisine. It’s crispy outside, tender inside, and comes with a beautifully flavorful katsu sauce.

    It’s so easy to make, with only a few simple ingredients, yet it ends up so delicious. If you have 20 minutes, you can have this crispy treat on your table!

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    20. Katsudon (Pork Cutlet Rice Bowl)

    Katsudon is a popular Japanese rice bowl featuring a fried pork cutlet that gets simmered with eggs and onions in a savory sauce. It’s a great one-bowl comfort food.

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    21.Ham and Cheese Gnocchi Skillet

    This Ham and Cheese Gnocchi Skillet is a super easy one pan meal that is absolute comfort food.

    It’s a great use for leftover ham, and it only takes a few simple ingredients to make this magic happen. Best of all, it can be on the table in about 20 minutes. Sounds like a winner to me!

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    22. Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

    These golden yellow Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash are a beauty to the eyes. These gorgeous veggie bowls with their scalloped, caramelized edges are stuffed with the most delicious sausage stuffing.

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    23. Meaty Cabbage Soup

    This hearty, meaty cabbage soup is the perfect one pot dinner. It’s loaded with protein and healthy veggies. Cook it in the crock pot, instant pot or on stove top, it’ll turn out great every time.

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    24. Carnitas (Mexican Pulled Pork)

    This easy Carnitas recipe is just too good. Imagine well seasoned pork that has been slow cooked to tender, succulent perfection, then broiled to add some crisp factor. It’s perfect for tacos, burritos, nachos, bowl meals and more.

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    25. Jägerschnitzel (Hunter’s cutlet with mushroom gravy)

    Jägerschnitzel, translated as Hunter’s Schnitzel, is about as “comfort foody” as you can get. It’s rich. It’s fried. And, oh, that gravy! Originating in Austria, though also commonly associated with Germany, this treat will leave a satisfied smile on your face!

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    26. Pork Pinwheels with Zucchiccine

    Add a gourmet flair to your holiday spread with these fancy looking, yet easy to cook, pork pinwheels. They go great with a variety of side dishes and are sure to please the crowd!

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    27. Denver Omelette (AKA Western Omelette)

    Everybody loves ham and cheese in everything right? Just throw in some more goodies, crack some eggs and voila… a tasty scrumptious feeling to start the day. This Denver omelette is a classic way to start your day from the west. It’s a breakfast fit for cowboys!

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    28. Giniling (Filipino Picadillo)

    This pork Giniling, or Filipino Picadillo, is a classic Pinoy comfort food. Ground pork and veggies simmer in a tomato based sauce packed with great flavors. And it’s so easy!

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    29. Zuppa Toscana

    This hearty and comforting soup is based on the version made famous by Olive Garden. But I don’t want to call it a copycat… because this home made version is much better!

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    30. Skillet Pork Chops

    Sometimes, you just crave a traditional pork chop recipe. If that describes you, then you should make these skillet pork chops. They’re wonderful because they’re inexpensive, juicy, thick, and packed with fantastic flavor and protein.

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    31. Korean Style Ground Pork Soup

    This Korean inspired soup is a new favorite. Perfectly seasoned ground pork, twirly noodles, bok choy and soft boiled eggs in a delectable coconut based broth. Slurp!

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    32. Filipino Pork Menudo

    Are you ready for a big bowl of the most delicious, melt in your mouth pork stew? You’ve come to the right place! This Filipino Pork Menudo is bursting with soul-satisfying flavors!

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    33. Hawaiian Pineapple Fried Rice

    Add some island flair to your fried rice. This quick and easy one pot meal is loaded with flavors and whips up in 20 minutes or less!

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    34. Shanghai Fried Noodles

    Restaurant style fried noodles, stir fried quick in your very own kitchen!! Shanghai Fried Noodles is a one pan Asian dish that is a complete meal with noodles, meat and veggies. 

    It has all the right flavors with juicy, tender strips of pork and Chinese veggie staples like shiitake mushrooms and bok choy.

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    35. Italian Sausage Bake

    This Italian Sausage Bake is a simple and easy dish and requires only a few basic ingredients. A side of pasta or crusty bread and your meal is complete!

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    36. Bun Cha (Vietnamese Meatball Vermicelli Bowl)

    Bun Cha is a vibrant mix of juicy caramelized pork meatballs, delicate vermicelli, fresh garnishes… All united by one refreshing, flavorful light dipping sauce. Every single bite is pure harmony.

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    37. Katsu Curry

    Katsu Curry is total comfort food with a Japanese twist. Crispy fried chicken or pork cutlet with a rich flavorful gravy, all atop a bed of rice. It can’t get much better than that!

    The combination of flavors and textures are just perfect in this dish, which is also known as Katsukarē.

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    38. Creamy Tuscan Soup

    This Creamy Tuscan Soup is the ultimate bowl of cozy. Hearty sausage, sun dried tomatoes and kale in an amazingly flavorful creamy broth… so, so good.

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    39. Albondigas (Spanish Meatballs)

    These Albondigas, or Spanish Meatballs, are a famous tapas dish, where succulent meatballs simmer in the most delicious tomato sauce. They’re so good!

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    40. Smoky Chipotle Chili

    Rich and hearty, with a layer of smokiness from chipotle peppers, this chili will keep you warm on winter nights. Make a big batch, it’s even better as leftovers!

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    41. Cuban Mojo Pork

    Mojo is a Cuban garlic and citrus marinade that adds a ton of flavor. This Mojo pulled pork is so tender and flavorful. Serve with black beans and rice for the ultimate Latin feast.

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    42. Filipino Pork Adobo

    Tender, melt in your mouth pork loaded with tons of flavors, cooked for hours to a create rich, savory stew… that’s our Pork Adobo for you!

    This version of Pork Adobo is tad bit more tasty and addictive. It’s called Adobo sa Gata! It takes the classic adobo and adds a creamy twist with the inclusion of coconut milk.

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    43. Pork Stew

    Our Pork Stew is the ultimate winter time one-pot dinner, full of flavor and sure to satisfy your hungry crowd. Pork shoulder chunks simmer in a wine and herb enhanced gravy along with hearty vegetables.

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    44. Braised Pork Steaks (Italian Style)

    These Italian-style Braised Pork Steaks are slow simmered with plenty of veggies in a well seasoned tomato sauce. They’re prefect served over mashed potatoes or polenta, or alongside crusty bread.

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    There you have it, forty amazing pork recipes. Pin or bookmark this collection of great pork recipe ideas, so you always know where to find it.

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    The 40+ BEST Pork Recipes

    This collection of tasty and easy Pork Recipes includes plenty of quick weeknight dinners. These crock pot pork chops is one of our favorites:


    • 3.5 lbs Pork chops
    • 2 Tbsp honey
    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 lime juice
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    • 1/4 cup tomato ketchup
    • 1 tsp paprika
    • 5-6 whole cloves
    • 1/2 tsp kitchen bouquet
    • Salt to taste


    1. Make a sauce by combining all the ingredients, except pork chops.
    2. Lightly oil the bottom of the crock pot. Place pork chops in crock pot and drizzle the sauce over the chops.
    3. Cover and cook for 5-6 hours on low or 2-3 hours on high heat.


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