French Pork Casserole
|Lean pork leg/Pork shoulder||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Dried sage||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||1⁄4 Pint|
|Freshly ground black pepper||To Taste|
Cut pork into 2-inch cubes.
Heat butter or margarine in a heavy frying pan and brown pork on all sides over a moderately high heat.
Do this in two lots if necessary.
Add garlic and sage to pan during last part of cooking.
Place pork in a casserole.
Pour water into pan and stir well to lift pan juices.
Add salt and pepper and pour over pork.
Cover casserole and place in a moderately slow oven to cook for 1 1/2 hours.
Mix butter with flour to a smooth paste (beurre manie).
Remove pork from oven and mix in butter/flour paste gradually until thickened (there will not be a lot of sauce).
Heat through before serving.
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 115
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13 g20%
Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 21.5 mg7.2%
Sodium 487.5 mg20.3%
Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.41 g1.6%
Sugars 0 g
Protein 27 g54.1%
Vitamin A 5.8% Vitamin C 1.1%
Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet