Pork Chops with Roasted Pear, Apple and New Potatoes

Tender pork chops are fantastic roasted with fruit, so try this wonderful winter warmer. Recipe taken from Diabetes UK'

Method

1.Preheat the oven to 180C/ 350F/gas mark 4.
2.Heat the oil in a frying pan, season the pork chops, add to the pan and fry for 1–2 minutes on each side until golden.
3.Place in an ovenproof dish and add the apple, pear, potatoes and onion.
4.Mix together the orange rind and juice, thyme, mustard and honey and pour over.
5.Cover the dish with foil and bake for 40 minutes, removing the foil halfway through cooking time.
6.Stir through the crème fraîche and serve with vegetables such as green beans and sautéed spinach

Ingredients

Fresh Thyme 1 Tsp.
Orange(grated Rind And Juice ) 1
Small Onion Cut Into Wedges 1
New Potatoes 200g
Large Pear Quartered And Cored 1
Eating Apples Quartered And Cored 2
Freshly Ground Black Pepper ------
Lean Pork Chops Each Weighing Approx 125g (41/2oz) 2
Olive Oil 1 Tsp.
Wholegrain Mustard 1 Tbsp.
Runny Honey 2 Tsp.
Light Crème Fraîche 2 Tbsp.

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Very tasty but I tweeked the recipe slightly as I didn't have thyme or creme fraiche and I used Pork Seasoning on the chops. The potatoes were a little under done at the end of the cooking time, next time might leave them out and do jacket potatoes instead.
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