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Budget friendly pork & veg

Prep Time10 minsCook Time45 minsTotal Time55 mins

Everyday, affordable veggies make this a great value-for-money dish, or dress it up with our hot tips when you entertain

 500 g Pork cubes, cut from the leg or shoulder (for best results, ask your butcher for cubes not smaller than 25 mm)
 25 ml Olive oil or a little more
 1 Olive oil or a little more
 1 Clove garlic, chopped
 1 Tin tomato puree
 Salt, pepper and your favourite meat spices (to taste)
 250 ml Chicken stock or apricot juice
 3 Carrots, chopped
 3 Potatoes, peeled and chopped
 20 ml Cornflour, mixed with a little water

Pat the pork dry with kitchen paper and fry gently in the heated oil


Add onion and garlic and sauté 2 more minutes


Add tomato paste, seasoning and chicken stock or other liquid


Close with a lid and simmer until the pork cubes are almost tender (Do not overcook)


Add hot water if necessary


Simmer over low heat


Add carrots and potatoes and cook until soft


Thicken with cornflour paste and stir through


Serve hot with rice, bread rolls or cooked pasta