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Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese

Would you like to make a smothered pork chops recipe for dinner? If pork chops are on your regular dinner rotation you'll want to add this recipe. This Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese recipe is a winner.  I think you'll agree this recipe is easy to prepare and packs much more flavor than you might anticipate from the ingredients. Cheesy Smothered Pork Chops (This post contains affiliate links.  Just One Donna receives a small payment when purchases are made through these links.) Pork Chops with Onions and Provolone Cheese This recipe has also been referred to as French onion pork chops.  Think about French onion soup and how it is topped with a slice of bread dripping in melted cheese. You'll get the same effect with this dish. Pork chops topped with caramelized onions and Provolone cheese are delicious.  Yum! Four Reasons You'll Love This Recipe 1. These pork chops are delicious . 2. The ingredients are easily accessible .  All you need is flour, sa
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