Pork and Potato Bake

  • 5MINS
  • 50MINS
  • 387KCAL

This slimming friendly, Spanish inspired Pork and Potato Bake fits in perfectly with diet plans like Weight Watchers and calorie counting.

NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories387
  • Carbs29g
  • Protein43g
  • Fat11g
  • Saturates4g
  • Sugars9g

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card below. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb!

This slimming friendly Pork and Potato Bake is perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

Sometimes, on cold days, a colourful and hearty meal like this Pork and Potato Bake is just what you need! Full of flavour and super simple to make, it’ll have you thinking of the Spanish sunshine in no time!

This Pork and Potato Bake is packed full of flavour, and super colourful! We’ve packed ours full of our favourite vegetables, but you can add whatever vegetables you like – just remember to adjust the nutritional information accordingly.

If you like your meals a little more spicy then why not add some extra chilli powder or even some fresh chilli to give this dish an extra kick?

What diets is this Pork and Potato Bake suitable for?

This Pork and Potato Bake recipe is suitable for dairy free and gluten free diets.

It can be made vegetarian as long as you swap out the following ingredients for vegetarian versions;

  • Pork

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Pork and Potato Bake recipe?

  • You need to count 10 Points per portion of this Pork and Potato Bake recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 10 Points per portion of this Pork and Potato Bake recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 8 Points per portion of this Pork and Potato Bake recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Pork and Potato Bake?

This Pork and Potato Bake is pretty easy to make, and all you’ll need (apart from the ingredients!) is a good baking dish.

How many calories are in this Pork and Potato Bake?

There are 387 calories per portion in this Pork and Potato Bake, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

This Pork and Potato Bake is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Chop the pork into large chunks and place into a large baking dish.

Step 2

Chop all the vegetables (except the tomatoes and baby potatoes) into large chunks and place into the baking dish with the meat. Add the tomatoes and potatoes in whole.

Step 3

Sprinkle over the salt and pepper, paprika, chilli powder and fennel seeds and mix well. Chop the garlic into thin slices and mix into the dish. Spray liberally with low calorie cooking spray and place in the oven for 50 minutes.

Step 4

Once the potatoes are golden and the meat is cooked through, remove from the oven and serve immediately.

What could I serve with this Pork and Potato Bake?

This Pork and Potato Bake works really well when served with the following starter, accompaniment and dessert:

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How do you know when this Pork and Potato Bake is cooked?

You should cook this Pork and Potato Bake for 50 minutes or until the potatoes are golden and the meat has cooked through.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep Pork and Potato Bake in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Pork and Potato Bake in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze this Pork and Potato Bake?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat Pork and Potato Bake?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then stir. Cook for a further 5-7 minutes until piping hot.

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Pork and Potato Bake

This slimming friendly, Spanish inspired Pork and Potato Bake fits in perfectly with diet plans like Weight Watchers and calorie counting.
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    50 MINS
  • KCals 387
  • Carbs 29G
WW Points
  • 10 Green
  • 10 Blue
  • 8 Purple

Ingredients

  • 750 grams pork All visible fat and skin removed
  • 300 grams baby potatoes
  • 2 medium onions
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large courgette
  • 2 peppers
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp fennel seeds
  • low calorie cooking spray

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180ºC. Chop the pork into large chunks and place into a large baking dish.
  2. Chop all the vegetables (except the tomatoes and baby potatoes) into large chunks and place into the baking dish with the meat. Add the tomatoes and potatoes in whole.
  3. Sprinkle over the salt and pepper, paprika, chilli powder and fennel seeds and mix well. Chop the garlic into thin slices and mix into the dish. Spray liberally with low calorie cooking spray and place in the oven for 50 minutes.
  4. Once the potatoes are golden and the meat is cooked through, remove from the oven and serve immediately.

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ChelseaTuesday 6th August 2019

Does the pork need to be cooked at all before doing this?

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    Emma TTuesday 24th September 2019

    Hi Chelsea,

    We didn’t cook it first as it should cook in the same time as the potatoes take to cook through. You could brown it first if you wanted to, but this may cause the pork to become over cooked in the oven ????

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mo DOCHERTYMonday 5th August 2019

going to make this for dinner , thank you ref: cook newpotatos , for 5/10mins first. thank you..looking forward to having this at 6pm x

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