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Roast pork with couscous & ginger yogurt

Roast pork with couscous & ginger yogurt

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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Give your system a boost of iron with this low-fat yet satisfying roast pork recipe

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal284
fat6g
saturates1g
carbs37g
sugars15g
fibre0g
protein23g
low insalt0.21g
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Ingredients

  • 2 pork fillets , each about 500g/1lb 2oz, trimmed of any fat
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 tsp grated ginger
  • 250g couscous
  • 100g sultanas
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • small bunch mint , chopped
  • 200g fat-free natural yogurt

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Brown the pork in a non-stick frying pan over a high heat for 4-5 mins, turning twice. Mix the oil, 2 tsp cumin, cinnamon, 2 tsp ginger and some seasoning, then rub all over the pork. Transfer to a roasting tin and roast for 30-35 mins or until the juices run clear when the thickest part is pierced with a skewer.

  • STEP 2

    Mix the couscous with the remaining cumin, the sultanas, lemon zest and juice, then season and pour over 400ml boiling water. Stir well and cover for 5 mins, then stir in the mint.

  • STEP 3

    Stir the remaining ginger and a little seasoning into the yogurt. Thickly slice the pork and serve with the couscous and ginger yogurt.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2010

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