Gammon steaks with leek & celeriac mash and apple sauce 2016

Gammon steaks with leek & celeriac mash and apple sauce

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 4

Homemade pub grub always tastes so much better! Salty gammon is perfectly complemented by sweet apple and punchy celeriac mash - 3 of your 5-a-day!

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal597
  • fat32g
  • saturates13g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre14g
  • protein52g
  • salt6.6g
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  • 50g butter



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 4 leeks, thinly sliced



    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 1 large celeriac, peeled and cut into chunks



    The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like…

  • 4 small Bramley apples
    Bramley apples

    Bramley apple

    bram-lee app-el

    A large, flattish cooking apple, green in appearance but sometimes with specks of red. The flesh…

  • 150ml medium cider or apple juice



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

  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • pinch of golden caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 gammon steaks


  1. Melt half the butter in a large lidded frying pan. Cook the leeks over a medium heat, covered, for about 10 mins until soft, stirring occasionally so they don't catch.

  2. Meanwhile, put the celeriac in a pan, cover with salted water, bring to the boil and cook for 15-20 mins until soft. Drain and roughly mash, then whizz with a stick blender to make an almost smooth mash. Stir in the leeks and the rest of the butter, season well and keep warm.

  3. Put the apples and cider in a pan. Heat for 10 mins on a medium heat, stirring until the apples have broken down, then stir in the mustard, some seasoning and the sugar.

  4. Heat the oil in the pan you cooked the leeks in and fry the gammon steaks on a medium-high heat for 3-4 mins each side. Serve with the mash and apple sauce on the side.

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