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 Oct 8, 2019


  • Apple icon
    x 1 (about 150g)
  • Fresh sage icon
    Fresh sage
    6 sprigs
  • Water icon
    8¼ cups (about 2000ml)
  • Potato icon
    x 3 (about 500g)
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    1 tbsp (about 15ml)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    1 tbsp (about 15g)
  • Pork filet icon
    Pork filet
    1 cup (about 250g)
  • Apple juice icon
    Apple juice
    ½ cup (about 150ml)
  • Crème fraîche icon
    Crème fraîche
    4 tbsp (about 59g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch


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

Step preview

  1. Add water and potato to a clean saucepan
  2. Boil until soft - approx 30 min
  3. Drain
  4. Mash with potato masher until smooth then set aside
  5. Add olive oil and unsalted butter to a clean frying pan
  6. Heat in frying pan - high heat
  7. Fry pork filet in the pork
  8. Cook until golden brown - approx 3 min
  9. Add apple and apple juice to the pork
  10. Boil in frying pan to simmer
  11. Simmer slowly in frying pan until well combined - approx 5 min
  12. Add crème fraîche and fresh sage to the pork
  13. Season with salt & pepper to taste
  14. Transfer potatoes to 2 large serving bowls
  15. Transfer pork to 2 large serving bowls
  16. Serve immediately
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