Instant Pot Smothered Pork Chops and potatoes is a whole meal made all in one pot. The gravy is thick, creamy and is delicious on the pork chops.

15 mins
15 mins


  • Instant Pot


  • 1.5 lbs little potatoes
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • (to taste) salt and pepper
  • 3 tsp garlic powder, divided use
  • 1 (14 oz) can beef broth, low sodium
  • 1 (10.75 oz) can cream of mushroom (or chicken) soup
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 2 Tbsp steak sauce
  • 4 bone-in pork chops
  • (optional) sour cream


  • Step 1

    Slice Little potatoes in half and dice onion.

  • Step 2

    Place Little potatoes and diced onion into a steamer basket

  • Step 3

    Season potatoes and onions with salt, pepper, garlic powder and gently toss to coat evenly.

  • Step 4

    In the insert of a six-quart Instant Pot, stir together beef broth, cream of mushroom soup, dry onion soup mix, and steak sauce

  • Step 5

    Season both sides of the pork chops with garlic powder and black pepper.

  • Step 6

    Place pork chops into the gravy mixture (doing your best to make sure they get coated with the gravy).

  • Step 7

    Place steamer basket on top of pork chops.

  • Step 8

    Put the lid on the Instant Pot and set the pressure release valve to 'Sealing'.

  • Step 9

    Set on high pressure for eight minutes. When finished, do a quick pressure release.

  • Step 10

    Remove the steamer basket and set it aside. Then remove the pork chops and set aside.

  • Step 11

    Turn the Instant Pot to the sauté setting. Stir in sour cream (if using).

  • Step 12

    Stir together water and cornstarch in a small bowl and add to gravy. Whisk the mixture and allow to come to a gentle boil until gravy thickens.

  • Step 13

    Serve gravy over pork chops along with a side of Little potatoes.