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Rolled pork with apples and cider served with cauliflower purée

Serves 6 Recipe from Just Cooking in association with Fresh Living


Just Cooking

BBC Lifestyle


Rolled pork with apples and cider:

• 2kg rolled pork neck
• 2 leeks, finely chopped
• 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped
• 2 fat cloves garlic, finely chopped
• 6 sage leaves, finely chopped
• 2 tbsp (30ml) honey
• 2 tbsp (30ml) white balsamic vinegar
• Salt and milled pepper
• 1 bottle (340ml) cider
• 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
• 4 apples
• 4 potatoes

Cauliflower purée:

• 1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets
• 1 clove garlic
• ½ cup (125ml) chicken stock
• Salt
• 2 tbsp (30ml) butter
• Splash cream, optional
• Milled pepper

Preparation method

Rolled pork with apples and cider:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Unroll pork, and lay on a board.
  3. Mix leeks, onion, garlic, sage, honey, balsamic vinegar and seasoning together.
  4. Spread over meat, and then roll up into a sausage shape and secure with string.
  5. Pop into a roasting pan.
  6. Pour over cider and stock.
  7. Cover, and roast for 1 hour.
  8. Remove foil, and add apples and potatoes.
  9. Roast for a further 1 hour.
  10. Serve with cauliflower purée.

Cauliflower purée:

  1. Steam cauliflower and garlic, until tender.
  2. Place in a food processor, add half the chicken stock, and then purée.
  3. Season, add butter and cream, and then purée until smooth.
  4. Add more chicken stock if necessary.