essential Pork ragu

Just five ingredients to create a tasty midweek dinner. The onion chutney adds depths of flavour and also saves time.


1 tbsp essential Waitrose Vegetable Oil
800g pack essential Waitrose British Pork Shoulder Steaks
1 pack 3 essential Waitrose Mixed Peppers, sliced
100g from a 340g jar Waitrose Caramelised Red Onion Chutney
500g tub fresh essential Waitrose Tomato and Basil Sauce


1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the pork steaks for 5 minutes on each side. Add the peppers and fry for 2 minutes.

2. Stir in the chutney and then pour in the tomato and basil sauce, simmer gently, covered for 10 minutes until the pork is cooked throughout.

3. Serve with creamy mashed potatoes and home-made onion marmalade.

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Cook’s tip

For the remaining caramelised red onion chutney: spread over puff pastry and dot with goat’s cheese pieces, then bake. Make sticky sausages by adding spoonfuls of the chutney and stirring into a pan of hot, cooked sausages just before serving.

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 20 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes 30 minutes

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2204.968kJ
Fat 25.8g
Saturated Fat 7.7g
Carbohydrate 28.2g
Sugars 25.6g
Salt 1.4g

1 of your 5 a day per serving

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This recipe was first published in Tue Oct 04 09:48:30 BST 2011.