Normandy pork with apples & cider

"True comfort food for chilly winter evenings, this slow-cooker recipe combines meltingly tender pork, smoked bacon and cider"
Prep time:
20 min
Cook time:
8 hr 30 min
Servings:
4 people

Health Score

High
Medium
Low
3.2 / 10
Low score

Glycemic Index

Index
35
Low
Load
8
Low

Nutrition per serving:

Calories389.05 kcal19%
Fat27.10 g39%
Carbs21.63 g8%
Sugars13.81 g15%
Protein9.43 g19%
Sodium1022.29 mg51%
Fiber3.46 g12%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Glycemic Index
35
Low
Glycemic Load
8
Low

Ingredients

2 tbsp rapeseed oilor olive oil
600g porkshoulder or pork cheeks, fat and sinew trimmed, cut into chunky pieces
1 large onion,chopped
2 carrots,cut into chunky pieces
2 celery sticks,cut into chunky pieces
200g pack smoked bacon lardons
250ml dry cider(or use 100ml apple juice mixed with 3 tbsp cider vinegar and 100ml water)
2 eating apples(we used Braeburn), cored and cut into chunky pieces
1 chicken stock cube
1 bay leaf
3-4 thyme sprigs,plus extra to serve (optional)
140g crème fraîche
1-2 tbsp Dijon mustard,plus extra to serve (optional)
1-2 tsp cornflour,optional
mashed potatoand greens, to serve

Directions

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