Garlicky Pork With Warm Butter Bean Salad

Cook time: 20 min

Servings: 4


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 lean pork chops or steaks, about 150 g (5 oz) each
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 x 400 g (13 oz) cans butter beans, rinsed and drained
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 150 ml (¼ pint) chicken stock
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • 2 handfuls of parsley, chopped


  1. For the pork, mix together the oil and garlic in a bowl, then season. Place the pork on a foil-lined grill rack and spoon over the garlicky oil. Cook under a preheated medium grill for about 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until golden and cooked through
  2. Meanwhile, make the salad. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the butter beans and tomatoes and heat through for a few minutes. Add the chicken stock, lemon juice and parsley and season. Serve with the grilled chops.