- 1 kilo pork, loin
- olive oil, some
- 200 g white wine
- 480 g beans, cans of ready boiled
- thyme, some
- 8 prunes, dried, pit removed
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 1 sweet potato, large, peeled and cut into large pieces
- 2 bay leaves
Baked pork and beans
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A perfect dish for a cold winter’s night!!
- Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
- Remove any fat from the pork and cut into small pieces.
- Place the pieces in a bowl. Add olive oil, salt, pepper, thyme and oregano.
- Let a pan get very hot over high heat. Add the pork in 2 batches. Brown on all sides.
- Transfer to an ovenproof pan.
- Peel the sweet potato and cut into cubes.
- Sauté the sweet potato in a pan with some olive oil. When it turns golden, add half the beans, bouillon cube and bay leaf.
- Chop the dried prunes into small pieces and add them to the pan also.
- Add the wine and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Puree the remaining beans in a blender. Add them to the pan.
- Transfer mixture to pan with pork and add a glass of water.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 ½ - 2 hours.
- If the food needs more moisture you can add more water or stock!
Serve with a warm, crunchy loaf of bread to soak up all of the tasty juices!!
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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