Two plates of roast pork belly

Pork roast for two

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Make our mini roast pork belly for a well-deserved treat to share – it's served with apple and celeriac mash


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It’s tricky roasting a smaller piece of meat, as it’s in danger of drying out. But, pork belly has a good layer of fat so is hard to mess up.

Instead of making mash, roast chunks of celeriac around the pork belly for the last 30 minutes of cooking.



  • pork belly 400g piece, scored
  • apples 2, cored and cut into wedges
  • cider a glass
  • celeriac 300g, peeled and cubed
  • potato 1 large, peeled and cubed
  • milk a splash
  • butter for the mash
  • savoy cabbage ½ small, shredded and steamed, to serve


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Rub the pork belly all over with salt and pepper. Put in a roasting tin and roast for 30 minutes, then reduce the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and roast for another 30 minutes. Add the apples and cider to the dish, turn the oven up to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7 and roast for another 30 minutes until the crackling is crisp.

  • Step 2

    While the pork is roasting, boil the celeriac and potatoes until tender. Drain well, then mash with a splash of milk and a knob of butter. Season. Serve the pork in slices with the mash and cabbage, topped with the apples and any roasting juices.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 610
  • Fat 30.4g
  • Saturates 11g
  • Carbs 35.5g
  • Fibre 11.2g
  • Protein 38.7g
  • Salt 1g