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Creamy Mustard Pork and Mushrooms


I know, I'm hitting the creamy sauces hard at the moment, but January, in my mind is not the time to be eating salads! Not when the weather outside is freezing.

As you will see below I served this super easy dish with noodles and wilted spinach - so at least that bit was healthy.  I suppose you could use half fat creme fraiche if you really wanted to.

Ingredients:
400g Pork Tenderloin, sliced
150g Chestnut Mushrooms, sliced
100ml Chicken Stock
1/2 TBSP Wholegrain mustard
3 TBSP Creme Fraiche
Juice half lemon
Handful chopped parsley

Method:
Step 1: Heat some oil in a frying pan and brown pork pices and mushrooms, then remove and set aside
Step 2: Pour stock and mustard into pan and bring to simmer then add creme fraiche. Add pork mixture back into pan and cook in sauce for 4 minutes.
Step 3: Squeeze in lemon juice and throw in parsley.

Comments

  1. Ooooh another nice dish!
    This is not quite the weather for salads as you say!

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  2. January is definately not salad time! I picked up some salady bits yesterday when out shopping, then changed my mind, put everything back (except for the lettuce which was hiding, now need to do something with it!) and made mushroom soup instead!

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  3. Beth I couldn't agree with you more, in January with this cold weather, the last thing you need is salads!! I'm all for comfort food too and this meal is perfect.

    Maria
    x

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  4. I'm with you, winter is all about good thick comforting meals

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  5. Wow! That looks and sounds to die for.

    I'm with you all the way on this one, winter is definitely not the time to worry about one's waistline. Anyway, must dash, I need to take that pork loin out of the freezer. :-)

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  6. This looks wonderful. Unhealthy ingredients do not bother me. :) This probably tasted awesome. Im bookmarking it.

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  7. I wish I was at your house for dinner...this looks amazing. Rich, creamy and comforting.

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  8. Those creamy pork chops look really good!

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  9. I made this the other day - isn't it fabulous Beth - so tasty.
    Looks perfect with pasta.

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  10. Wow what an awesome recipe, thanks a lot and I must try it!

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  11. Looks and sounds delicious, something else on my list to try!

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