Pork With Bacon, Paprika And Butter Beans Recipe From Bord Bia

Pork With Bacon

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On a night of their choosing, Bord Bia is asking people go beyond their usual recipe repertoire and try something new, with pork as the central ingredient.

You never know, #PorkNight could become a regular in many households, with a suite of really easy-to-prepare, flavoursome and versatile pork recipes on bordbia.ie to help inspire everyone, from kitchen novices to seasoned foodies alike.

This traditional Spanish combination of pork and paprika produces a dish rich in flavour and colour.

Ingredients:

– 600g pork shoulder, well trimmed and diced into 2cm pieces 100g bacon, diced
– 2 tablesp. rapeseed or olive oil
– 1 onion, peeled and diced
– 1 red chilli, chopped
– 2 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
– 2 tablesp. smoked paprika
– 1 teasp. ground cumin
– 200ml water
– 75ml white wine
– 400g tin chopped tomatoes
– 400g tin butter beans, rinsed and drained 2-3 tablesp. chopped fresh parsley
– 1 teasp. runny honey

Method:

1. Set the oven to Gas Mark 3, 160°C (325°F).
2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan over a high heat. Brown the pork pieces in batches. Remove the meat to an ovenproof casserole dish. Add the bacon to the frying pan and fry for 3-4 minutes, or until crisp and golden-brown.
3. Add it to the casserole dish with the pork.
4. Add the onion and chilli to the same frying pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, or until softened. Add the garlic, smoked paprika and cumin. Stir and cook for another minute. Be careful not to let the garlic burn. Then add the wine and bring the mixture to a simmer. Add the chopped tomatoes and the water and bring back to simmer. Season with a little salt and black pepper.
5. Transfer to the casserole dish, cover with a lid or tinfoil. Place in the oven and cook for about 11⁄2 hours or until the meat is tender. Keep an eye on it and add a little more water if the sauce becomes too dry. For the last ten minutes stir through the butter beans.
6. Just before serving stir in the honey, season to taste and sprinkle over the parsley. Serve with mashed potatoes and tender stem broccoli or sautéed pak choi.

RECIPE FROM BORD BIA

Bord Bia

Bord Bia is on a mission to inspire the nation to take on the #PorkNight challenge from Monday, August 27th to Sunday, September 9th.

On a night of their choosing, Bord Bia is asking people go beyond their usual recipe repertoire and try something new, with pork as the central ingredient.

You never know, #PorkNight could become a regular in many households, with a suite of really easy-to-prepare, flavoursome and versatile pork recipes on bordbia.ie to help inspire everyone, from kitchen novices to seasoned foodies alike.

Bord Bia
Bord Bia

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