Pork with swede colcannon

Pork with swede colcannon

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
Try this fresh twist on mash for a different side dish with weeknight pork

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal502
  • fat24g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars17g
  • fibre9g
  • protein45g
  • salt0.51g
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  • 300g potato, chopped



    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 1 medium swede, cut into small chunks
    Two slices of swede



    A member of the cabbage family, the swede is often confused with the turnip, though they look…

  • ½ small head Savoy cabbage, shredded
  • 100ml milk



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 50g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 4 pork loin steaks, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil is made from pressing sunflower seeds and extracting the oil. It's usually…


  1. Boil the potatoes and swede for 15 mins, adding the cabbage for the final 3 mins. Once tender, remove the cabbage with tongs and set aside. Drain the potatoes and swede, roughly mash with the milk, butter and seasoning, then stir through the cabbage.

  2. While the vegetables are boiling, rub the pork steaks with the oil. Heat a griddle pan, then cook the steaks for 3-4 mins on each side, depending on their thickness. Serve alongside the colcannon, drizzled with any pan juices.

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19th Mar, 2009
i did it as a nice meal for me i didnt change any of the ingredients very enjoyable meal
14th Jan, 2009
i love swede cooked or raw and i cant wait to do this recipe tomorrow
15th Nov, 2008
I made this swede colcannon to have with the pork with olives & balsamic vinegar (April 2007), really like this way of cooking swede. I think it does need the bit of potato to balance out the sweetness.
27th Nov, 2007
my girlfriend hates swede and cabbage but loves mash.. with this one she doesn't complain! really tasty with all the juices from the pan, well simple too!
25th Nov, 2007
Similar to another pork recipe, except other had sauted shallot, white wine vinegar reduction, then added cider, reduced, then as above. delicious.
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