Slow-cooked pork loin with spiced apples
- 1tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp ground nutmeg
- 2tbsp brown sugar
- 2tbsp maple syrup
- 6 Bramley apples (each peeled, halved and cored)
- Sprigs of thyme
- 1kg rindless pork loin
- Mash (optional)
- Green beans (optional)
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C Fan/Gas 4. Mix together the spices, sugar and syrup; coat the apples in the mixture.
Put the pork in the middle of a large baking tray, with the apples around the edges, and bake for 1 hr 30 mins. Allow to rest on a board for 10 mins, then garnish with the thyme. Mash the apples in a bowl to make a sauce.
Slice the meat and serve with the apple sauce, plus mashed potatoes and beans, if you like.