Pork, Apple and Leek Pie

Serves: 6 Pork, apple and leek pie
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 90 minutes

Ingredients

  • 300g potatoes, very thinly sliced (washed thoroughly, no need to peel)
  • 300g sweet potatoes, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp pure vegetable oil
  • 1 onion (100g), chopped
  • 500g lean diced pork
  • 250g carrots, chopped
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • Pinch pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 low salt vegetable stock cube and 600 ml water
  • 1 heaped tsp cornflour dissolved in 1 tbsp water
  • 2 leeks (250g), chopped.

Healthy boost ingredients

  • 2 apples (180g when cored),unpeeled and cut into wedges
  • 1 tin green lentils.

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180ºC/Gas 4
  2. Plunge the potatoes in boiling water for 3 minutes then add the sweet potatoes, leave for 2 minutes then drain and set aside
  3. Meanwhile, add the oil and onions to a pan and cook until softened
  4. Add the pork and cook for 2–3 minutes until the meat browns
  5. Add the garlic and vegetables, stir 2–3 minutes then add the mustard, pepper, thyme and stock. Bring to the boil and stir well, cover and simmer for 30 minutes
  6. Add the apples, leeks and lentils, bring back to the boil then stir in the cornflour, cook for 2 minutes and transfer to an ovenproof casserole dish
  7. Layer the sliced potatoes on top of the pork and bake for 45–50 minutes.

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