Pork, Pears and Parsnips

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

Serve your family this delicious English-inspired pork dish, which has a mustard and maple syrup glaze,

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 4 pork loin, centre chops bone-in (about 2 lb.)
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 firm slightly under-ripe pears, peeled
  • 1 12 lbs parsnips peeled and cut into 2 12 by 1/2 -inch sticks (about 7 medium)

  • 6 tablespoons grainy mustard
  • 14 cup maple syrup
  • 12 teaspoon crushed mustard


  1. Brush roasting pan with 1 tsp of the oil.
  2. Place pork chops in pan; season with salt and pepper.
  3. Cut pears into quarters and remove cores; cut each 1quarter in half, In a small bowl, toss parsnips with remaining oil.
  4. Place pears and parsnips on and around chops.
  5. Cover with foil and bake in a 375F oven for about 20 minutes.
  6. GLAZE: In a small bowl, whisk together mustard, maple syrup and garlic; brush over pork chops, pears and parsnips.
  7. Bake, uncovered, for 5-10 minutes more or until parsniips are tender and juices run clear when pork is pierced and just a hint of pink remains inside.

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