Creamy pork & pear cassoulet 2016

Creamy pork & pear cassoulet

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(5 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Pork loin and pear slices in a cider and double cream sauce make for a wonderful autumnal dinner for four 

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal459
  • fat24g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre4g
  • protein24g
  • salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 400g pork loin steak, cut into strips
  • 2 medium onions, sliced
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • small pack sage leaves, chopped
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 500ml bottle apple or pear cider
    Cider

    Cider

    si-der

    Cider is an alcoholic beverage made from the fermented juice of apples. Apple orchards were…

  • 2 medium pears, cored and each cut into 8 slices
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • 100ml double cream
  • crusty bread, to serve

Method

  1. Heat half the oil in a medium saucepan or flameproof casserole over a high heat. Season the pork and fry for 3-4 mins, then transfer to a plate. Reduce the heat to medium and add the remaining oil and onion. Soften for 8 mins, then add the garlic and fry for another 2 mins.

  2. Add the sage and flour, stir and cook for 1 min. Increase the heat, then pour in the cider and bubble for 4 mins. Return the pork and juices to the pan, season, then reduce to a simmer and cover. Cook for 10 mins.

  3. Add the pear slices, stir and cook for another 10 mins. Stir through the cream, season, then divide between bowls and serve with crusty bread.

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jadedermody
29th Nov, 2016
3.8
A yummy flavoursome dinner which was very filling, my one advice would be to trim the fat before cooking the pork
dlockhart
15th Nov, 2016
0.05
What a disappointment! I found this utterly bland and a waste of good ingredients. The highlight was my homegrown parsley scattered on top.
cooking4grandma
26th Oct, 2016
This was lovely I halved the ingredients to make for 2. Plenty of creamy sauce. I served it with roast potatoes, broccoli and carrots.
Delibitch
16th Oct, 2016
3.8
Absolutely stunning dish. Nice change using pear with pork. Served with herby roast potatoes and veg.
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