Smoky pork escalopes with sweet potato & red bean mash & apple

Smoky pork escalopes with sweet potato & red bean mash & apple

If you're looking for all the flavours of a roast pork dinner that's faster, easier, and healthier, then this is the perfect recipe for you. The saltiness of the pork marries together perfectly with the sweet mash and the accompanying apple is a fresher take on the classic apple sauce!

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Healthy
  • Serves4
  • CourseMain meal
  • Prepare10 mins
  • Cook20 mins
  • Total time30 mins

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Ingredients

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • tsp smoked paprika
  • 450g essential Waitrose 4 Pork Leg Escalopes
  • 600g sweet potatoes, cut into large chunks
  • 400g essential Waitrose Red Kidney Beans, drained
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
  • 2 medium red onions, cut into wedges
  • 3 small dessert apples
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley or coriander

Method

  1. Mix the garlic, paprika and 2 tsp water in a bowl. Brush over the pork escalopes and leave for 5 minutes.

  2. Put the sweet potato in a large pan, cover with boiling water, bring to a simmer and cook for 8-10 minutes until tender. Add the beans to the water, return to a simmer, drain and keep warm.

  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Core the apples, cut them into thick wedges and add them to the pan with the onions. Cook for 5 minutes until deep golden. Sprinkle with allspice, season, add 2 tbsp water to the pan, cover and leave over a low heat for 5 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the pork and cook for 4 minutes each side until deep golden and cooked through. Mash the potato and beans and stir through the parsley.

  5. Serve the pork with the sweet potato mash, onion and apples and any pan juices.

Cook’s tip

This recipe is gluten free, as well as being low in fat. It is also a source of thiamin, which helps your heart to function.  

Nutritional

Typical values per serving when made using specific products in recipe

Energy

2,029kJ/ 482kcals

Fat

11.8g

Saturated Fat

3.4g

Carbohydrates

55g

Sugars

23g

Fibre

10.5g

Protein

33.9g

Salt

0.4g

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