SMOKEY PORK PAPRIKA
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Smokey pork paprika is a bit of a twist on classic beef stroganoff. Served with creamy mash, it’s a great winter meal.

Smokey pork paprika is a bit of a twist on classic beef stroganoff. 
Served with creamy mash, it’s a great winter meal.

You can up the veggie content by replacing half of the potato in the mash with cauliflower (try frozen if fresh is too expensive). Diced chicken thighs would be a delicious alternative to pork.

Once you’ve given this a try, let me know what you think!

 

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Smokey pork paprika is a bit of a twist on classic beef stroganoff. 
Served with creamy mash, it’s a great winter meal.

SMOKEY PORK PAPRIKA

Keyword: MAIN MEALS, PORK
Difficulty: Easy
Ready In: 45 minutes
Serves: 4

Smokey pork paprika is a bit of a twist on classic beef stroganoff. Served with creamy mash, it’s a great winter meal.

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Ingredients

POTATO SPINACH MASH

  • 700 g potatoes (1lb 9oz)
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 tsp butter
  • 100 g baby spinach (3.5oz)
  • 2 Tbsp milk

PORK PAPRIKA

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 250 g button mushrooms (8.8oz)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp plain flour
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 cup white wine (60ml) (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken stock (375ml) (or 1 3/4 cups if not using wine)
  • 700 g diced pork rump (1lb 9oz)
  • 1/3 cup lite sour cream (80ml)

TO SERVE

  • 300 g green beans, fresh or frozen (10.6oz)

Instructions

  1. PREPARE INGREDIENTS

    Peel potatoes and chop into roughly 4cm cubes. Place in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Crush garlic for both the mash and the pork paprika. Dice the onion and slice the mushrooms.

  2. Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a large frying pan over a medium heat. Add the spinach together with 1 clove garlic (crushed) and sauté until the spinach has wilted. Remove from the pan and set aside.

  3. MAKE PORK PAPRIKA

    Leaving pan on the heat, add butter (2 Tbsp). Once melted, add onion and garlic and cook for 3 minutes, until onions are transparent. Add flour and smoked paprika and stir to a thick paste. Gradually add wine (if using) and chicken stock.

  4. Add sliced mushrooms and diced pork. Stir to combine, then simmer for 30 minutes, until the pork is cooked and tender.

  5. COOK POTATOES

    Bring potatoes to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

  6. While pork and potatoes are cooking wash and trim green beans (if using fresh). Just before pork is ready, microwave beans for 2-3 minutes, until tender. Stir in sour cream to the pork mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  7. Drain the potatoes, add the remaining 2 teaspoons butter and roughly mash. Add the milk and mash until smooth. Stir in the spinach mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper.

  8. SERVE

    Top mash with pork paprika and serve with a side of green beans.

Recipe Notes

WINE MATCH: A Riesling would pair nicely with this meal.
GLUTEN-FREE OPTION: Use plain gluten-free flour instead of regular flour. Make sure chicken stock is gluten-free.
INGREDIENT SWAP: You could use diced chicken thighs instead of pork.
STORING AND REHEATING: Refrigerate individual portions in airtight containers and reheat in the microwave as required.

 

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