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Pork with Sautéed Apples and Brussels Sprouts

By Jason Fung, MD

Pork with Sautéed Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Later in the year, sweet and tart apples, along with delicious butternut squashes are making their gracious appearances. From cookies to cakes and smoothies to heartwarming stews, apples and squash make a magnificent combination. Recipe from Paleo Leap
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dinners + Mains
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 398 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 lb pork loin cubed
  • 1 cup butternut squash cubed
  • 12 oz brussels sprouts halved if needed
  • 2 apples sliced
  • 1/2 onion minced
  • 2 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
  • cooking fat
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Melt some cooking fat in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season the pork to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • Brown the pork cubes on all sides for 2 to 3 minutes, and set aside.
  • Cook the onion and garlic until soft and golden, about 4 minutes.
  • Add the Brussels sprouts and butternut squash, and cook for another 4 minutes.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and maple syrup, stir, scraping all the brown bits, and bring to a boil.
  • Bring the pork back to the pan, add the sliced apples, and let simmer for 15 minutes over medium-low heat.
  • Adjust the seasoning and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pork with Sautéed Apples and Brussels Sprouts
Amount per Serving
Calories
398
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
8
g
12
%
Saturated Fat
 
2
g
13
%
Cholesterol
 
109
mg
36
%
Sodium
 
195
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
1320
mg
38
%
Carbohydrates
 
39
g
13
%
Fiber
 
6
g
25
%
Sugar
 
23
g
26
%
Protein
 
43
g
86
%
Vitamin A
 
4411
IU
88
%
Vitamin C
 
86
mg
104
%
Calcium
 
93
mg
9
%
Iron
 
3
mg
17
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Dinners + Mains
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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