Recipe: Pork Fillet with Orzo and Spinach

This is a super quick and easy meal. It only has a few ingredients but is surprisingly tasty. Leftovers work well for lunch the next day too. Serves 4.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • 500g pasture fed pork fillet
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1.5 cups uncooked orzo pasta
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 large handfuls fresh spinach
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Method:

  • Boil water for pasta
  • Cut pork into 2cm cubes and rub with pepper
  • Cut tomatoes in half
  • In a large nonstick pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add pork; cook and stir 8-10 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 2. Meanwhile, add orzo and salt to the boiling water and cook for about 8 minutes. When done, drain and return to pot, toss in spinach.
  • When pork is cooked add tomatoes to the pan with the pork and heat through.
  • Toss everything together and top with the crumbled cheese.
About Alison Clinch
Alison Clinch has 20 years marketing experience gained in small and medium size business. She is especially passionate about supporting local communities, communications, and brand management. In her role with The Free Range Butcher Alison is responsible for the company’s branding, promotion, advertising and website. Her experience in the kitchen and passion for good food also brings refreshing new ideas for our recipe suggestions. Initially working alongside her husband Ben at the farmers markets, Alison is more ‘behind the scenes’ now, and keeping busy with two young apprentices’ / kids, Tom and Georgia.

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