Spanish pork cutlets

This delicious Spanish inspired dish combines tender grilled pork cutlets and slow-roasted vegetables to create a delicious meal the whole family will love.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 50 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Spanish pork cutlets
  • 1 small kumara (orange sweet potato) (250g), cut into wedges
  • 1 medium red capsicum (bell pepper) (200g), chopped coarsely
  • 200 gram brussels sprouts, halved
  • 1 large red onion (300g), cut into wedges
  • 3 clove garlic, unpeeled
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 medium tomato (150g), quartered
  • 2 pork cutlets (470g), trimmed
  • 200 gram green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon roasted almond kernels


Spanish pork cutlets
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220°C.
  • 2
    Combine kumara, capsicum, brussels sprouts, onion and garlic in a large baking dish; sprinkle with paprika and drizzle with half the oil. Toss vegetables to coat. Bake for 40 minutes or until vegetables are golden and tender; add tomato to dish 10 minutes before end of cooking time.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, brush pork with remaining oil. Cook pork on a heated grill plate (or grill or barbecue) for 4 minutes each side or until cooked as you like. Remove from heat; cover, rest for 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Boil, steam or microwave beans until tender; cover to keep warm.
  • 5
    Squeeze garlic from skin. Blend or process garlic, tomato, nuts and half the capsicum until mixture is smooth.
  • 6
    Serve pork with roasted vegetables, beans and roasted tomato and almond sauce.


Make sure the sauce is hot before serving. If not, reheat it for 1 minute in a microwaveproof dish in a microwave on HIGH (100%). This sauce would also go well with roasted chicken. Double this recipe for an easy but impressive dinner for friends.

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