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Pork & Braised Apple

Pork & Braised Apple

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Prep Time

25 min



Our lovely pork steaks require only 4 minutes of searing on each side, making this an uber-quick supper. The side of lightly braised apple and celery has no added dairy, yet the result is soft and buttery. Served with a sharp dijon dressing and a dill bul

Prep Time

25 min



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For 2 people (double for 4)
1 British apple
1 apple
1 celery stick †
1 spring onion
10g fresh dill
1 tsp Dijon mustard †
1 tbsp cider vinegar †
pork loin steaks (2018)
2 pork loin steaks
chicken stock cube (new 5/18)
1 chicken stock cube †
150g bulgur wheat †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 apple
  • 1 celery stick<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 spring onion
  • 10g dill
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 2 x 150g British pork loin steaks
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g bulgur wheat<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 837 kJ
162 kcal
2769 kJ
536 kcal
of which saturates
5.1 g
1.8 g
16.8 g
5.9 g
of which sugars
17.9 g
2.7 g
59.3 g
8.8 g
Fibre 3.9 g 12.9 g
Protein 12.3 g 40.8 g
Salt 0.82 g 2.73 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 apple
1 celery stick
1 spring onion
spring onion
10g dill
dill (100%)
1 tsp Dijon mustard
water, mustard seeds, spirit vinegar, salt, potassium metabisulphite (sulphites), citric acid
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
cider vinegar, metabisulphite (sulphites)
2 x 150g British pork loin steaks
pork (100%)
1 Knorr chicken stock cube
Salt, potato starch, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), yeast extract, sugar, chicken fat (2%), chicken (1%), spices (turmeric, pepper CELERY seeds), flavourings, onion powder, maltodextrin, lemon juice powder, parsley, caramel syrup, antioxidant (extracts of rosemary).
130g bulgur wheat
bulgur (wheat gluten)
  • Allergens highlighted by † (celery, mustard, sulphites, gluten)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Pork & Braised Apple

Boil a kettle and dissolve 1/2 (1) stock cube in 275ml (550ml) of boiling water in a pot

Add the bulgur and simmer for 5 min or until almost all the water is absorbed

Remove from the heat and allow to rest with the lid on for 10 min or until the rest of the water has been absorbed

2 Pork & Braised Apple

Meanwhile, put a pan with a matching lid on a medium-high heat

Rub 1-2 tbsp of olive oil on each steak and season generously with salt

Once the pan is hot, add the steaks and cook on each side for 4-5 min, or until cooked through

Remove and transfer to a plate, cover with a tea towel or foil to rest for 5 min

3 Pork & Braised Apple

Meanwhile remove the apple core(s) and slice the apple finely

Slice the celery finely, discarding the ends

4 Pork & Braised Apple

Add the apple and celery to the pork pan and crumble in the remaining stock cube

Add 100ml (200ml) of water and cook on a high heat for 10 min with the lid on

5 Pork & Braised Apple

Meanwhile, combine the dijon, cider vinegar, 2 tbsp (4 tbsp) of olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper to taste to make the dressing

6 Pork & Braised Apple

Slice the spring onion(s) finely, discarding the root end(s)

Chop the dill finely, including the stalks

7 Pork & Braised Apple

Fluff the bulgur with a fork

Mix through the spring onion and dill


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Slice the pork steaks (approx. 1 1/2cm thick)

Plate up the bulgur with the pork on top

Serve the braised apples and celery on the side and drizzle over the dijon dressing


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