(S)Low Carb Cookbook

Pork fillet filled with mustard

This is a very simple and nice way of making a tasty pork fillet. This goes very nicely with a salad or the usual bean mixture.

Ingredients (2-3 servings):
– 1 pork fillet (>500g)
– 2 teaspoons of premium mustard
– 4 cloves of garlic
– 1/2 teaspoon of rosemary
– 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil
– Salt
– Pepper

Directions:
– Heat the oven to 160°C
– Cut the garlic into 2-3 chunks each
– Cut the fillet into three pices and cut each open about half way along its length
– Fill the inside with a portion of the mustard, add salt, pepper and rosemary
– Seal each fillet with a toothpick
– Heat a frying pan, add the oil and garlic – fry for 1-2 minutes
– Add the fillet pieces, keeping the full heat
– Fry the fillet from all sides so it gets a little bit brown (about 5-6 mins in total)
– Put the pan with the fillet into the oven and gently cook for 15-17 minutes

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(S)Low Carb Cookbook

Spinach and Asparagus salad

This is a super simple recipe that makes a very nice side dish for a nice steak or chicken breast.

Ingredients (2 servings):
500g Asparagus (white or green)
200g (3 hands full) of fresh spinach
1/2 teaspoon Garam Marsala (powder)
1 tablespoon good Olive Oil
Old, creamy balsamic vinegar
Salt

Directions:
– Wash the spinach, peel the asparagus as needed
– Cut the asparagus into 3cm long pieces
– Heat a frying pan on full heat with the Olive Oil inside
– Once hot, add the asparagus and fry it without stirring until it gets a little bit brown
– Stir and reduce heat by 1/4
– Add the salt and Garam Masala and stir for it to evenly distribute
– Continue frying it until it gets just a bit soft and let it cool down a bit – done!
– Prepare servings on each plate with the spinach, a bit of balsamic vinegar on top. Add the warm asparagus and serve as a side dish