Sunday, 11 October 2015

It's apple season - pork shoulder with apples, sage and potato

It's that special time of year where there seems to be a glut of everything. People lucky enough to have apple trees are desperate to share their fruit and I am happy to take it. 

A kind parent from the school gave me a load of apples and pears. Usually it's chutney, but this year I've not made any. I had a birthday party and ended up giving away a load of the apples and pears to my family - quote from my cousin "these apples taste how apples should really taste."

From the few that I had left today, I made this delicious pork shoulder with sliced apples, sage and potatoes. Delicious.

What you need:

  • Pork shoulder (mine was from the butcher, not sure on the weight by cost me £8. They scored the skin for me too)
  • 2 potatoes sliced
  • 4 apples chunky sliced
  • 1 onion sliced
  • Handful of sage leaves
What to do:
  1. Mix the potatoes, apples, onion ans sage leaves with a little olive oil
  2. Place onto the bottom of your roasting tin
  3. Place the pork shoulder on top. Put a bit of salt and pepper on the skin.
  4. Pop into a preheated oven at it's highest temp for 20 mins
  5. After 20mins turn down to 200 (fan oven

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