Festive porchetta on a plate with salad

Christmas pork recipes

Looking for an alternative festive centrepiece? Cook up a sensational roast pork recipe, from pork belly and porchetta to slow-cooked shoulder with crunchy crackling.

20 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A twist on the classic beef wellington with a succulent fillet of pork and a rich mustard and cream sauce. Treat yourself to the ultimate posh sausage roll

1 hr and 45 mins
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Make this pork and chestnut wellington for an indulgent family dinner or celebratory meal. Serve with Tom Kerridge's wild mushroom sauce and roast potatoes

2 hrs
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5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A succulent roast with super-crunchy crackling. Make it at the weekend, then use the leftovers for speedy midweek meals

2 hrs and 15 mins
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3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roast pork belly with pear cider, bay leaves and pears for an autumnal main course. It’s perfect for a special Sunday lunch for family and friends

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This classic Italian dish of rolled pork belly is stuffed with a deliciously herby, fruity stuffing and has crisp and crunchy crackling

3 hrs and 35 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This tender, twice-cooked pork has a delectable apple cider sauce and a scattering of fennel seeds and bay leaves. Serve with sweet carrot and onion purée

3 hrs and 40 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try serving Tom Kerridge's porchetta on Boxing Day. Seasoned with a festive spice mix, it also works as an alternative to turkey on Christmas Day

2 hrs and 50 mins
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15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Our October 2010 Good Food magazine cover recipe in all its crispy, crackly, melt-in-the-mouth glory

3 hrs and 10 mins
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16 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Treat yourself to tender, melt-in-the-mouth slow cooker pork belly. Serve in a warming broth or with seasonal vegetables, apple sauce and gravy

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
96 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Still a relatively cheap cut, pork belly yields beautiful soft flesh and crisp crackling when slow-roasted.

3 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Season and roast your pork belly to perfection and let the flavours speak for themselves

2 hrs and 10 mins
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29 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This smoky, melt-in-the-mouth main course is slow-cooked for several hours, making it ideal for a Bonfire Night feast after the fireworks

6 hrs and 50 mins
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Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

If you're entertaining a crowd, keep the cooking laid-back but delicious with this tender roast pork and homemade apple sauce

15 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Roast pork with crispy crackling makes a top-notch Sunday lunch. Remove the skin on the pork first to get both a beautiful malt glaze and the best crackling

2 hrs
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8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A take on the fennel-seasoned Italian dish porchetta, this Sunday lunch-worthy loin has a layer of perfect crackling

2 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Succulent, slow-cooked pork served with braised beans and salad makes a treat of a Sunday lunch

6 hrs
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86 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Coat your pork shoulder with a sweet mustard glaze then slow-roast for soft, tender meat that just falls apart

8 hrs and 15 mins
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Dry out a pork belly joint to make extra crispy crackling and serve with a tasty stuffing - don't worry if the apples explode, they'll still taste great

3 hrs and 45 mins
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33 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Tangy apples and hot mustard ensure this dish is packed full of punchy flavours

50 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make your weekend roast really special with creamy leek and apricot stuffing, extra crispy crackling and tender meat

3 hrs and 45 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a winter feast with our roast pork loin and homemade sage and onion stuffing. Carve the joint into pork chops and enjoy with sweet apples and crisp roasties 

3 hrs and 20 mins
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

What is better than roast pork with crackling for Sunday lunch? Our salt and vinegar brine helps to make it extra crunchy, as well as delivering loads of flavour

5 hrs
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4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Hand and spring of pork is a cheaper cut that becomes irresistibly tender and juicy with slow-cooking - cook for a crowd and serve with a rich gravy

5 hrs and 40 mins
Easy
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