Autumn Pork and Apple Sauté with Creamy Sage Sauce and Mash

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

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This is the ultimate autumn comfort food. Apple and pork is a classic combination, and this quick creamy version combines the flavours you love in just 10 minutes. Crème fraiche helps balance the sweetness, but cream would also work well.

recipe updated Jul 5, 2018


  • Water icon
    8¼ cups
  • Potato icon
    x 3
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    1 tbsp
  • Pork filet icon
    Pork filet
    1 cup
  • Apple icon
    x 1
  • Apple juice icon
    Apple juice
    ¾ cup
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    4 tbsp
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    about 6 sprigs
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch


  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside apple: cored & sliced
  2. Prep and set aside fresh sage: chopped
  3. Get a clean saucepan
  4. Add boiling water
  5. Add diced potato
  6. Boil for approx 30min until soft
  7. Drain
  8. Mash with potato masher until smooth then set aside
  9. Get a clean frying pan
  10. Add olive oil
  11. Add unsalted butter
  12. Heat in frying pan on high heat
  13. Fry cubed - 1 cm pork filet
  14. Cook for approx 3min until golden brown
  15. Add prepared apple
  16. Add apple juice
  17. Boil in frying pan to simmer
  18. Simmer slowly in frying pan for approx 5min until well combined
  19. Add crème fraîche
  20. Add prepared fresh sage
  21. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  22. Transfer potatoes to 2 large serving bowls
  23. Transfer pork to 2 large serving bowls
  24. Serve immediately
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