Pork Belly with Cauliflower Puree & Apple Sauce

by | Feb 29, 2024 | 0 comments

AuthorTessaCategoryDifficultyIntermediate

Who doesn't love crispy pork belly? Accompanied with a creamy cauliflower puree, crunchy greens and a side of apple sauce, this is the ultimate comfort meal!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 30 mins
Ingredients
Pork
 1 kg Pork belly
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup water
Apple Sauce
 4 green apples peeled and chopped
 1/2 cup water
Cauliflower Puree
 1 whole cauliflower, stem removed and cut into florets
 1/2 tbsp ghee
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Greens
 1 bunch broccolini
Directions
Pork
1

Leave the pork in the fridge uncovered overnight, to dry out the skin.

2

Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius.

3

Rub salt and olive oil into the skin of the pork.

4

Pour water and vegetable stock into the base of the baking dish and place the pork on top.

5

Roast for 30 minutes and then turn the oven up to 220 degrees Celsius and cook for a further 30 minutes.

6

Turn oven to grill and grill for a further 5 minutes until the skin has completely crackled.

Apple Sauce
7

While the pork is in the oven, place the peeled and chopped apple into a pan with water and cinnamon. Heat over a high temperature.

8

When the water starts to boil, turn down to a medium heat and place a lid on top for 5 minutes.

9

Remove the lid and simmer for a further 15-20 minutes or until the water has evaporated.

10

Transfer the apple into a Thermomix or food processor and blitz until smooth. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.

Cauliflower puree
11

Place the cauliflower in a pot and cover with water. Heat over a medium-high temperature.

12

Bring to a boil and continue to cook for a further 10 minutes until the cauliflower is soft.

13

Remove from the heat and drain the water. Place the cauliflower in a Thermomix or food processor and add the ghee and salt and pepper. Blitz until smooth.

14

Place the cauliflower in a sieve and push through with the back of the spoon into a bowl. Set aside.

Greens
15

Heat a fry-pan over a medium heat and add some of the juices from the bottom of the baking dish from the pork.

16

Cook the broccolini until it begins to brown. Remove and set aside.

17

Slice the pork and place on a platter with the cauliflower puree, apple sauce and greens on the side. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Ingredients
Pork
 1 kg Pork belly
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 cup water
Apple Sauce
 4 green apples peeled and chopped
 1/2 cup water
Cauliflower Puree
 1 whole cauliflower, stem removed and cut into florets
 1/2 tbsp ghee
 cracked Changing Habits Pepper to taste
Greens
 1 bunch broccolini

Directions

Directions
Pork
1

Leave the pork in the fridge uncovered overnight, to dry out the skin.

2

Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius.

3

Rub salt and olive oil into the skin of the pork.

4

Pour water and vegetable stock into the base of the baking dish and place the pork on top.

5

Roast for 30 minutes and then turn the oven up to 220 degrees Celsius and cook for a further 30 minutes.

6

Turn oven to grill and grill for a further 5 minutes until the skin has completely crackled.

Apple Sauce
7

While the pork is in the oven, place the peeled and chopped apple into a pan with water and cinnamon. Heat over a high temperature.

8

When the water starts to boil, turn down to a medium heat and place a lid on top for 5 minutes.

9

Remove the lid and simmer for a further 15-20 minutes or until the water has evaporated.

10

Transfer the apple into a Thermomix or food processor and blitz until smooth. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.

Cauliflower puree
11

Place the cauliflower in a pot and cover with water. Heat over a medium-high temperature.

12

Bring to a boil and continue to cook for a further 10 minutes until the cauliflower is soft.

13

Remove from the heat and drain the water. Place the cauliflower in a Thermomix or food processor and add the ghee and salt and pepper. Blitz until smooth.

14

Place the cauliflower in a sieve and push through with the back of the spoon into a bowl. Set aside.

Greens
15

Heat a fry-pan over a medium heat and add some of the juices from the bottom of the baking dish from the pork.

16

Cook the broccolini until it begins to brown. Remove and set aside.

17

Slice the pork and place on a platter with the cauliflower puree, apple sauce and greens on the side. Enjoy!

Pork Belly with Cauliflower Puree & Apple Sauce
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