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Wednesday, 8 April 2020

Paprika Pork with Red Peppers : Perfect Low Carb Dinner



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 escalope's
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 escalope's 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 (rutabaga) or cauliflower rice, and perhaps some green beans.

Original recipe here


For those readers looking for a lower carb vegetarian dish, how about Baked Aubergine / Eggplant Bruschetta, see more details here


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All the best Jan

20 comments:

The Happy Whisk said...

Being Hungarian, I love me some paprika. Use it often. Though I also love the Spanish paprika too. So yummy in so many dishes. Go food. Yeah!

Elephant's Child said...

Many thanks for the vegetarian alternative.
Stay well, stay safe.

Sandi said...

YUM.

Tom said...

...they both look good.

Christine said...

Delicious!

sandy said...

This looks so good.

DVArtist said...

Wow I like both of these recipes. I think I will try the pork chops tomorrow night.

Iris Flavia said...

A good way to use upö the old paprika I have in the fridge, thank you :-)

Valerie-Jael said...

Some lovely suggestions here, thanks, Valerie

Jo said...

It looks very tasty, and I love such simple recipes.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

Delicious recipes, thanks for sharing. Take care, wishing you a great day!

mamasmercantile said...

It looks delicious and so tasty.

Martha said...

Always good stuff on your blog!

JFM/Jan said...

Simple and tasty...perfect!!!

Stay Safe 🌷

Shari Burke said...

Might try a version of this with chicken and a different spice--Bill doesn't like paprika. Thanks for the idea!

https://linsartyblobs.blogspot.com said...

Looks tasty

Sue said...

This looks delicious, I love red peppers! Take care and stay safe, Sue xx

Chris Lally said...

Yes, it does look so delicious:)

Jeanie said...

This sounds good and I may even have pork chops in the freezer!

jeangenie said...

We had this yesterday with thick slices of roast pork from the end of a joint. It is delicious and I am so glad I made enough for tonight as well.
Thank you, Jean x