Pork with pears

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 red onions, roots trimmed and cut into eighths
  • 2 large pears, quartered and cored (leave the skin on)
    Pear

    Pear

    pair

    Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

  • few sprigs rosemary, leaves roughly chopped
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary’s intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 4 pork steaks, about 175g/6oz each, trimmed of excess fat
    Pork

    Pork

    paw-k

    One of the most versatile types of meat, pork is economical, tender if cooked correctly, and…

  • 50g blue cheese, cubed

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a roasting tin on the hob (use 2 rings), then add the onions, pears, most of the rosemary and seasoning. Fry for 5 mins or until just starting to caramelise.

  2. Heat grill to high. Season the pork, then arrange among the veg and fry for 5 mins, turning halfway until golden and cooked through. Scatter with the remaining rosemary and the cheese, grill until the cheese starts to melt, then serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2007