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Country Pork with Parsley Cobbler

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  Boneless pork shoulder 1 Pound, diced (450 Gram)
  Swede 1 Small, diced
  Carrots 2 , sliced
  Parsnips 2 , sliced
  Leeks 2 , sliced
  Celery sticks 2 , sliced
  Beef stock 1 1⁄4 Pint (750 Milliliter / 3 2/3 Cups, Boiling)
  Tomato puree 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Chopped fresh parsley 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Pearl barley 2 Ounce (50 Gram / 1/4 Cup)
  Celery salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
For topping
  Plain flour 5 Ounce (150 Gram / 1 Cup)
  Baking powder 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Low fat fromage frais 90 Milliliter (6 Tablespoon)
  Chopped fresh parsley 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/ Gas 4. Fry the pork without fat, in a non-stick pan until lightly browned.
2. Add the vegetables to the pan and stir over a medium heat until lightly coloured. Tip into a large casserole dish, then stir in the stock, tomato puree, parsley and pearl barley.
3. Season with celery salt and pepper, then cover and place in the oven for about 1-1 1/4 hours, until the pork and vegetables are tender.
4. For the topping, sift the flour and baking powder with seasoning, then stir in the fromage frais and parsley with enough cold water to mix to a soft dough. Roll out to about 1 cm / 1/2 in thickness and cut into 12-16 triangles.
5. Remove the casserole from the oven and raise the temperature to 220°C/ 425°F/Gas 7.
6. Arrange the triangles over the casserole, overlapping. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until well risen and golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 701 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32%

Saturated Fat 7 g35.1%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 93.8 mg31.3%

Sodium 824 mg34.3%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.5 g46.2%

Sugars 17.3 g

Protein 41 g81.2%

Vitamin A 221.7% Vitamin C 132.2%

Calcium 35.4% Iron 43.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Country Pork With Parsley Cobbler Recipe