Healthy, tasty, easy peasy.



    1 ½ tbsp olive oil
    4 x pork chops about 250gms each
    30gms butter diced
    2 garlic cloves quartered
    8 sage leaves
    Salt and pepper to taste

    Salad Ingredients:

    ½ golden shallot, shaved on a mandolin
    1 small fennel bulb, shaved on a mandolin
    2 small pears, shaved on a mandolin
    Juice of ½ lemon
    2 tbsp virgin olive oil
    50 gms walnut halves
    Flat-leaf parsley to serve


    Heat oil and butter in a frying pan over medium-high heat. When it foams, add garlic, sage, salt and pepper. Add pork and cook, turning once, until browned (2-3 minutes each side).

    Turn pork occasionally and baste with butter until sage is crisp about 3-4 minutes. Set aside to rest for 5 minutes.

    For salad combine shallot, fennel and pears in a bowl, season to taste. Dress salad with lemon and olive oil. Add walnuts and parsley to serve.

    Serve pork chops with garlic, sage leaves and salad.

    Cooking Time: <30 mins
    Dish Type: BBQ or Grill
    Occasion: Entertaining
    Special Diets: None
    Cuisine: European
    Kids Friendly: Probably not