Roast pork with couscous & ginger yogurt

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Give your system a boost of iron with this low-fat yet satisfying roast pork recipe

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:40 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 284
  • fat 6g
  • saturates 1g
  • carbs 37g
  • sugars 15g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 23g
  • salt 0.21g


  • 2 pork fillet, each about 500g/1lb 2oz, trimmed of any fat
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 tsp grated ginger
  • 250g couscous
  • 100g sultanas
  • zest and juice 1 lemon
  • small bunch mint, chopped
  • 200g fat-free natural yogurt


  1. Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Brown the pork in a non-stick frying pan over a high heat for 4-5 mins, turning twice. Mix the oil, 2 tsp cumin, cinnamon, 2 tsp ginger and some seasoning, then rub all over the pork. Transfer to a roasting tin and roast for 30-35 mins or until the juices run clear when the thickest part is pierced with a skewer.

  2. Mix the couscous with the remaining cumin, the sultanas, lemon zest and juice, then season and pour over 400ml boiling water. Stir well and cover for 5 mins, then stir in the mint.

  3. Stir the remaining ginger and a little seasoning into the yogurt. Thickly slice the pork and serve with the couscous and ginger yogurt.

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