Pork and Apple Casserole

Pork and Apple Casserole
Serves 4 Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 1 hour


  • 500 g diced pork
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 Braeburn apple, peeled and sliced
  • 420 g can Wattie's Condensed Tomato Soup with Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • ½ cup chicken stock or water
  • 1 sprig fresh sage
  • ½ bulb garlic
  • 700 g bag Wattie's Steam N' Mash Potato
  • ½ cup milk
  • 25 g butter, melted


1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Heat a dash of oil in a flameproof casserole dish. Add the diced pork pieces and brown over high heat. Remove from dish and set aside.

2. Add the sliced onions and continue cooking until they start to soften. Add the apple slices and cook a further minute. Return the pork to the pan.

3. Stir in Wattie’s Condensed Tomato Soup with Diced Tomatoes, balsamic vinegar and stock. Bring to the boil. Add sage. Cover, transfer to oven and cook for 1 hour or until meat is tender.

Roasted Garlic

4. While the casserole is cooking wrap the garlic in foil and place in the oven on the shelf with the casserole. Roast for 15-20 minutes or until the garlic is soft. Allow to cool. Squeeze the garlic paste out of the cloves and set aside.

5. Microwave the Wattie’s frozen Steam 'n' Mash according to packet directions. Mash the potatoes. Add milk, melted butter, chives and roasted garlic paste. Mix well. Serve with the casserole and extra seasonal vegetables on the side.


Add 1/4 teaspoon dried sage in place of fresh or use thyme or bay leaf if preferred.

* This recipe is classified as Gluten Free. To the best of our knowledge, the ingredients used in this recipe including the Heinz Wattie’s products do not contain any added cereals containing gluten or ingredients derived from cereals containing gluten. It is important to carefully read ingredient labels on food products because foods can sometimes be reformulated and the ingredients, allergens or nutrition information can sometimes change without notice.