Pot roast pork with pears

Pot roast pork with pears. Photograph:   Emma Jervis

Pot roast pork with pears. Photograph: Emma Jervis

Tue, Oct 30, 2018, 11:00

   
  • Serves: 4
  • Cooking Time: 2 mins
  • Course: Main Course
  • Cuisine: British

Ingredients

  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1kg pork loin or leg
  • A large onion, sliced thinly
  • 4 pears, cored and sliced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • small sprig of rosemary
  • 2 sage leaves
  • 400ml dry cider
  • 3 tbsp honey
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Method

 1. Heat the oven to 180c.

2. Oil and season the meat. Put a large deep casserole pot on a high heat, and when smoking, add the pork and brown all over until golden. Add the onion and pears along with the herbs, cider and honey. Cover with a lid, bring to a simmer and then bake for an hour or until nice and tender.

3. Serve with mashed potatoes or polenta and some boiled cabbage.