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Cider pork roast

11
11
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
1 hr
Prep
15 min
Cook
45 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Recreate the flavour of gravy by adding apple cider to the mixture. With the added sweetness your next roast is sure to impress!

Ingredients

Plum jam

2 tbs, (fig jam)

Cider, sweet

cup(s), (sparkling apple)

Potato

600 g, chopped

Garlic

6 clove(s), unpeeled

Olive oil

1 tbs

Dijon mustard

2 tsp

Light thickened cream

¼ cup(s), (60ml)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Lean pork leg roast

640 g, (buy 800g), boneless rolled pork leg

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C fan-forced. Lightly spray a flameproof baking dish with oil. Rub jam over pork and place in prepared dish. Bake for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 200°C or 180°C fan-forced and bake for 30 minutes or until pork is cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Cover pork with foil and set aside to rest for 10 minutes before slicing thinly. Set baking dish aside to make sauce.
  2. Meanwhile, boil, steam or microwave potatoes until just tender. Drain (see note). Place potatoes, garlic and oil in a baking dish and toss to coat. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bake potato mixture with pork for last 30 minutes of cooking.
  3. Heat pork baking dish over medium heat. Add cider and bring to the boil. Add mustard and cream. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes or until gravy has thickened. Serve pork with potatoes, garlic and cider gravy.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans and baby carrots.TIP: When draining the potatoes, shake the colander to roughen up the surface, which will make them crispier once roasted.