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Pork with cider cream sauce

6
6
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
45 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Unusual additions of apple cider and pear wedges add sweetness to this country-style pork dish.

Ingredients

celeriac

500 g, chopped

sebago potato

250 g, peeled, chopped, (buy 300g)

reduced-fat milk

½ cup(s), (125ml)

pear(s)

2 medium, peeled, stems and core intact

lean pork loin chop

440 g, fat trimmed, (buy 4x150g cutlets)

olive oil

2 tsp

brown onion

½ small, finely chopped

garlic

1 clove(s), crushed

Cider, non-alcoholic

125 ml, (sparkling apple)

chicken stock

½ cup(s), salt-reduced (125ml)

dijon mustard

2 tsp

light thickened cream

2 tbs

fresh chives

1 tbs, chopped

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Boil, steam or microwave celeriac and potatoes together until very tender. Drain, then place in a large bowl. Add milk and mash together until smooth. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Meanwhile, lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over medium heat. Cook pear wedges for 5 minutes or until browned and softened, then transfer to a plate. Add pork to pan and cook for 3–4 minutes each side or until cooked through. Transfer to a plate, cover in foil and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in same pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add cider and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 1–2 minutes or until reduced slightly. Add stock and mustard and simmer for 4 minutes or until reduced slightly. Add cream and simmer for 1 minute, then stir in chopped chives.
  4. Divide celeriac mash and pears among serving plates. Top with pork, drizzle over cider sauce and serve.

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