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Pork, orange and apricot stew

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

  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 3


  • 1tbsp Olive oil
  • 150g Lean pork, finely diced
  • ½ Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • 25g No-soak apricots, quartered
  • 1 Clove of garlic, crushed
  • 1 Very low salt vegetable stock cube
  • 1tbsp Plain flour
  • 1 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.


Make sure the meat is cooked all the way through but still soft.

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