Pork Fillet Recipe with Lentils

Balsamic lentils with pork fillet

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Balsamic offers a tartness to our vibrant pork dish. This well-balanced meal is high in protein but low in calories and salt

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*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards

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Ingredients

  • olive oil for frying
  • onion 1, finely chopped
  • carrot 1, finely diced
  • celery 1 stick, finely diced
  • rosemary a few sprigs, needles finely chopped
  • pork tenderloin 400g, cut into 4
  • cooked puy lentils 500g
  • Little Gem lettuces 2, shredded
  • lemon ½, juiced
  • balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp
  • flat-leaf parsley ½ a small pack, finely chopped

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a deep frying pan and gently cook the onion, carrot, celery, rosemary and some seasoning for 15 minutes until really soft.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan until medium-hot. Drizzle the pork portions with a little oil and season all over. Cook for 5 minutes on each side until really golden. Put onto a plate and cover tightly with foil to rest for 10 minutes, then slice.

  • Step 3

    Add the lentils, lettuce, lemon juice and balsamic to the onion mix, stir through and cook for 2-3 minutes until the lettuce has just wilted. Season and stir through the parsley and any resting juices from the pork, spoon onto plates and top with the pork slices.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 490
  • Fat 20.9g
  • Saturates 5.5g
  • Carbs 44.3g
  • Sugars 7.4g
  • Fibre 8.9g
  • Protein 26.8g
  • Salt 0.2g
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