Autumn Casserole

Pork, apple and sage are classic combinations for a tasty supper dish

Pork is an excellent food for protein and other nutrients, particularly B vitamins. These days pigs are bred much leaner than they used to, so pork is less fatty

Serves: 4


  • 4 Pork Steaks/Chops
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Sage
  • Seasoning
  • 150ml Stock
  • 150ml Dry Cider
  • 1 Cooking Apple
  • 2 Tomatoes


  1. Put the chops in a thick pan and put over  alow heat until the fat runs
  2. Cook until golden brown on both sides
  3. Add the onion and cook for 5 mins. Drain off surplus fat
  4. Add the sage, seasoning, stock and cider
  5. Cover and cook at 160C/Gas Mark 3 for about 1 hour
  6. Peel and core the apple and skin the tomatoes
  7. Cut both into slices and put pone or two apple slices on the pork and top with tomato
  8. Continue cooking for 15 mins
  9. Remove the lid and cook for a further 10 mins


Other autumn fruit and vegetables such as chunks of squash could be added with the tomatoes