For the past month I have been in the possession of two pots of mustard.
Why I hear you cry, are you telling me that?! Well, I decided rather foolishly I now realise, to enter a competition to design a dish with a Maille product.
I have to confess, being a cheap skate, that I didn’t even know who Maille were…
It turns out they are purveyors of rather fine mustards along with other quality products such as oils and vinegars…but then you already knew that I am sure!
Going back to being foolish, that is nothing to do with the products, but everything to do with me then spending hours of time when I should be sleeping, waking up and wondering what to cook!
I added the mustard to many of my dishes. They were all delicious, the mustard providing another dimension to the flavour. But I still wasn’t happy!
With the deadline looming, I finally came up with the perfect recipe.
It is a genius (if I may say so myself!) way of using up leftover roast pork and therefore cost next to nothing.
The Maille white wine lemon and harissa spiced mustard adds the most delicious flavour.
I hope you enjoy them as much as we did here.
Pork and sage bites with white wine lemon and harissa mustard mayo
- For the balls: 2 large handfuls of leftover roast pork
- 2 pieces gluten-free bread
- 1 red onion
- 16 - 20 sage leaves finely chopped
- 2-4 tsp Maille white wine lemon and harissa mustard
- 1 egg
- Ground black pepper
- For the dip: 2tbsp mayonnaise
- 1 tsp Maille white wine lemon and harissa mustard
- For the balls place the pork, bread and onion in a food processor and process until finely chopped. Alternatively, place each item on its own in a hand-held chopper and process until each is finely chopped.
- Add the chopped sage leaves, eggs, mustard and grind of pepper and combine until the mixture starts to clump together.
- Remove a small piece of the mixture and roll into a ball. Place on a greased or lined baking tray and repeat with the rest of the mixture. I made approx. 30 small balls with this.
- Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees or 160 degree fan for approx. 20 minutes or until cooked through and golden.
- While cooking make the dip by mixing the mayonnaise with the mustard.
- I served this with a simple free-from cous cous salad. You could serve them with whatever took your fancy! Perfect for picnics and lunchboxes too.
For the purposes of entering this competition I was given two pots of mustard.
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Julie's Family Kitchen says
Oh these look yum, I can see these appealing to my children too. Good luck with the competition.
Em @ snowingindoors says
These look delicious, what a great (and tasty way) of using up left over roast pork.
They look very yummy! I really like the sound of white wine lemon and harissa mustard. I have to do this challenge too, crikey, up against it 😉
Ooo I shall look forward to your recipe! All the other entries seem to be very ‘high class’ so I can’t see mine standing a chance even though it is really lovely and the kids new favourite!!
I finally got around to doing mine, but as I left it so late it was not the grand thing I’d envisaged. Oh well. I’m loving their walnut oil though, am using that a lot now.
These little pork bites look delicious. My older two would love them! x Mel #MailleFlavours
Give them a whizz. They are sooooo easy (of course…or they wouldn’t be on here!).