Pork chops or loin steaks in a sage, onion, apple & cider sauce.
- 4 Pork chops or loins
- 2 Large onion (chopped)
- Fresh Sage leaves (chopped) - to taste
- but approx 6/8
- 1 Large cooking apple
- peeled cored & cut in rings
- 1 Can dry cider
- Gravy granules
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 45mins
Cost Budget Friendly
In an oven proof dish scatter 2/3 of the onion & sage over the base and a few apple rings. Lay the pork on top and scatter with the remaining onion & sage. Place the rest of the apple rings on top and pour over enough cider to come about half way up the pork. Season if desired.
Cover and place in the oven at 200c. After 20 mins remove the cover and cook for a further 20 mins.
When the pork is cooked, carefully drain off the liquid and spoon at least half of the onion & sage into a pan. Leave the pork to rest.
Meanwhile, heat the pan of sauce & stir in gravy granules to the desired thickness. Pour the thickened sauce back over the resting pork & apples and serve.
Trim any fat or rind off the pork for a lower fat option.
Dont peel the apples for more fibre & so they stay in rings better.
Dried apple slices can be used instead.
Apple juice can replace the cider but use unsweetened.
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