Pork, orange and apricot stew

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This fruity stew makes for a warming lunch on a chilly day, suitable from 9 months

  • 1tsp olive oil
  • 150g lean pork, finely diced
  • 0.5 whole small onion
  • 1 whole carrot
  • 25g no-soak apricot, quartered
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 0.5 whole Heinz vegetable stock cube
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 whole orange, zest and juice


  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a medium pan, add the pork and cook over a medium heat, stirring until beginning to brown.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, peel and finely chop the onion and carrot. Add to the pork with the apricots and garlic and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Make up the stock cube with 250ml of boiling water from the kettle. Add the flour to the pork, stir well for 1 minute.

  • Step 4

    Add the stock and orange zest and juice and bring to the boil, stirring. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until the pork and vegetables are tender.

  • Step 5

    Cool slightly before serving with couscous.