Bacon wrapped pork and dauphinoise potatoes

Bacon Wrapped Pork Fillet with Dauphinoise Recipe

30 Minutes
Serves: 2

A succulent bacon wrapped pork fillet roasted in the oven, served with creamy gratin of onion and potato cooked in a cream sauce and topped with melted cheese

Recipe Ingreds

pork

  • 250 grams pork tenderloin (fillet)
  • 3 slices bacon unsmoked
  • 1 salt
  • 1 black pepper

Potatoes

  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 50 grams cheddar cheese
  • 200 ml double cream
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 onions
  • 500 grams potatoes
  • salt (to taste)

Recipe with pictures Steps

step 1

  • set the oven to 190C 375F or gas mark 5

Step 2

  • peel and thinly slice the potatoes
  • peel and finely slice the onion(s)

Step 3

  • wrap the pork fillet in the bacon
  • place the pork fillet on the baking tray
  • season with salt and pepper
  • place the pork in the oven
  • cook for 20 to 25 mins

Step 4

  • grease the oven proof dish with the olive oil
  • add a layer of potatoes
  • then a layer of onions
  • season with salt and pepper
  • Repeat layers ending with a potato layer

Step 5

  • pour the cream over the potatoes
  • cover with cling film
  • place in the microwave
  • cook for 10 mins

Step 6

  • remove the potatoes from the microwave and pierce the cling film to release the steam them remove the cling film
  • grate the cheese
  • sprinkle the cheese over the potatoes
  • place in the oven
  • cook for 10 minutes

Step 7

  • remove the pork from the oven
  • set the pork aside to rest for 5 minutes

Step 8

  • remove the potatoes from the oven
  • add a portion of potatoes to the serving plate

Step 9

  • slice the pork into 3 cm slices
  • add the pork slices to the serving plate

Recipe Utensils

  • 2 chopping board
  • 1 cling film
  • 1 grater
  • 2 large knife
  • 1 oven proof dish
  • 1 traybake tray 33cm by 23 cm

How to make bacon wrapped pork fillet and dauphinoise potatoes

Carefully wrap the fillet  in slices of bacon place in a roasting tin and cook in the oven. While the pork is cooking finally slice the potatoes and onions, layer the potatoes and onions, cover with cream and cook in the microwave till soft. Remove from the microwave add the grated cheese and oven bake till golden brown

How and when to serve pork wrapped in bacon

This meal is quick and easy to cook and relatively cheap, making this meal excellent value for money, Its the perfect winter evening meal, Serve with creamy potatoes and some simply prepared green vegetables such as broccoli or garden peas.

What makes our roast pork fillet with creamy potatoes the best

This dish is the perfect quick cook roast, in order  to keep the meat moist it is wrapped in bacon, what makes this meal extra special is the creamy dauphinoise potato which compliments the pork perfectly 

What are dauphinoise potatoes

Dauphinoise potatoes are a potato and onion gratin with thinly sliced potatoes layered with sliced of onion coated in cream and topped with cheese, baked in the oven till the potatoes are soft with a crispy top. 

Other dauphinoise potatoes meal and dinner ideas

Dauphinoise potatoes need to be paired with a strong tasting meat or vegetable dish, we recommend steak, lamb, gammon or bacon, we often put a fruit sauce with dauphinoise such as a red currant sauce as this matches well. For veggies who love dauphinoise's why not try our Butter Bean Patties with Dauphinoise Potatoes

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