Pork, apricot and thyme strudel with baby vegetables
Time to make: 1 hr 15 mins
( Hands-on time: 30 mins )
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
450g pork tenderloin
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
400g baby carrots
400g baby potatoes
300g baby leeks
200g baby beetrootbeetsX
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons low-fat yoghurt
4 sprigs of thyme, leaves only
6 sheets filo pastry
1/3 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
4 cups kale, steamed or lightly pan-fried
Total fat 13g
Saturated fat 3g
Dietary fibre 10g
1 Preheat oven to 200°C. Spray pork with oil. Place on a baking tray and bake for 15 minutes, turning once. Leave to stand for 10 minutes. Arrange baby vegetables on a baking tray and spray with oil. Bake for 35-40 minutes.
2 Mix mustard with yoghurt and spread over pork. Sprinkle with thyme leaves and press them in.
3 Lay the pastry on a board. Separate 2 layers at a time and spray with oil. Keep other layers moist by covering them with a damp tea towel. Spray the remaining layers of pastry, 2 sheets at a time, and place all layers together.
4 Arrange pork along one short end of filo, leaving a 4cm border. Sprinkle over apricots. Starting at the short end, roll up pork to enclose in pastry. Place seam side down on a baking tray. Spray with oil.
5 Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Leave to stand for 10 minutes. Meanwhile pan-fry the kale.
6 Serve pork sliced with baby vegetables, kale and thyme leaves.
For step-by-step instructions (and pictures) on how to use filo pastry, see our feature I filo good!