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Balsamic pork with olives

Balsamic pork with olives

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

The perfect way to end a busy day, just 20 minutes

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal487
fat41g
saturates13g
carbs2g
sugars2g
fibre1g
protein27g
low insalt0.51g
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 4 boneless pork loin chops
  • 2 handfuls green olives , pitted and halved
  • large handful basil , chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the oil with vinegar, mustard and garlic. Score the meat on both sides, season, then put into a dish. Pour over the balsamic mixture and leave to marinate for 5 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a griddle pan until very hot. Lift the pork from the marinade, scraping off any garlic, then cook for 4 mins on each side. Remove the meat and keep warm. Pour the marinade into the pan with the olives, cook for 2 mins, then stir in the basil. Pour any juices from the pork into the pan, drizzle the sauce over the pork and serve with pasta.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2006

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