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Monday, 29 August 2016

Paprika Pork with red peppers


Just lightly spiced and satisfyingly creamy, this pork recipe needs only a handful of ingredients, and the addition of sliced red peppers gives the dish more depth and texture.

INGREDIENTS:

Serves Four
4 pork chops or escalopes
1 onion
1 clove garlic
2 red peppers
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp tomato puree
200ml chicken or vegetable stock
200ml crème fraiche
Chopped fresh parsley

METHOD:
Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a large frying pan and cook the pork chops or escalopes for two minutes on each side until lightly golden brown. Remove to a plate.

Finely slice the onion, peppers and garlic and add to the pan you had sealed the pork in. Cook over a moderate heat for about ten minutes until soft and translucent.

Stir in the tomato puree and then pour over the stock. Return the pork to the pan and simmer for five minutes until slightly syrupy. Add the crème fraiche and some seasoning and simmer for two more minutes before stirring in a handful of chopped fresh parsley.

Serve with mashed swede or cauliflower rice, and perhaps some green beans

Original recipe here



Paprika is the ground bright red powder from sweet and hot dried peppers. It is much milder than cayenne pepper with a characteristic sweetness, and it is a favourite ingredient in European cookery. Hungarian or Spanish, hot or sweet, smoked or un-smoked, these clay-red powders all bring a distinct flavour to the dishes they are added to.

We bring a variety of recipe ideas to this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account. If you are a diabetic and not sure how certain foods may affect your blood sugars, test is best, i.e. use your meter.

All the best Jan

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

Looks tasty, quick and easy and it's on my to try list.

Jenny S

eileeninmd said...

Hello, looks like a delicious meal. I use paprika on several dishes. Thanks for sharing! Happy Monday, enjoy your new week ahead!

Summer said...

This looks so delightful ♥Hugs


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Happyone said...

I used paprika and like the flavor. This recipe looks delicious and I shall have to try it. Thanks.

Debbie said...

this sounds so easy and very yummy. i'll bet it would be good with chicken too but i definitely don't eat enough pork, i'm not sure why!!

i like the addition of red peppers!!!

Betsy Adams said...

That looks delicious... I use and like Paprika .... AND--I love peppers (green/red/yellow, etc) as long as they are not HOT/Spicy....

Thanks for the recipe.

Hugs,
Betsy

Snowbird said...

I do love spice!xxx

Mac n' Janet said...

I love dishes with paprika and this looks like a good one.

Kezzie said...

I really love paprika-flavour- I should try this as I have not really coooked very successfully with it myself! Probably because I usually make it up! This looks really tasty so thanks for sharing Jan!!

Lisa said...

A perfect looking dish to be serving up in autumn, looks very nourishing.
Lisa x

Candy S said...

Oh my the pork chops look amazing. The weather here is still way to hot but it should cool down enough soon to start cooking comfort foods again. This will be perfect for a early Fall Sunday dinner.