SunPork German Style Pork Knuckle with ‘Himmel und Erde’ Mashed Potato

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 9, 2017, 9:00:00 AM / by SunPork Fresh Foods

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Translated, this dish means “heaven and Earth”. The name is derived from the 18th century work “Erdapfel” (earth Apples) for potatoes.  

Prep: 15 mins     Cooking: 1 hour     Serves: 2     Skill level: Capable cooks

What you'll need:

  • 1 SunPork German Style Pork Knuckle
  • 700g russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large green apple, peeled and chopped
  • 2 strips bacon, diced
  • 1 brown onion, diced
  • ½ Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ Tbsp. apple cider vinegar 
  • ¼ tsp salt

How to make it:

  1. Cook SunPork German Style Pork Knuckle according to packet instructions.
  2. Place potatoes in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil, cover and cook for 10 mins.
  3. Add apple and cook for a further 10 mins or until potatoes and apples are tender.
  4. Cook bacon in a large frypan over med – high heat until crisp.
  5. Add onion and cook until lightly browned.
  6. Drain the potatoes and apples. Add sugar vinegar and salt and mash until smooth.
  7. Transfer to a serving dish and top with onions and bacon.
  8. Serve immediately with German Style Pork Knuckle.

Topics: German Knuckle

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