Cider and Sage Braised Pork

Cider and Sage Braised Pork

Preparation Time10 mins Cooking Time145 mins Makes 6 servings

Sage and cider team up to make a tasty pork recipe with our Cider and Sage Braised Pork. Juicy pork is bathed in apple cider with caramelized onion and garlic.

Ingredients List
  1. 6 Tbsp. olive oil
  2. 3 lbs. pork belly, cut into 4 x 4-inch pieces
  3. 1 large onion, finely chopped
  4. 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  5. 2 tubs Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef
  6. 6 cups apple cider
  7. 8 fresh sage leaves, divided
  8. 1 package (8 oz.) cipollini onions, peeled



1. Preheat oven to 325°.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat and arrange pork belly, fat- side-down, and brown on all sides.

3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in heavy-duty oven-proof saucepot over low heat and cook onion with garlic to caramelize. Stir in Knorr® Homestyle Stock - Beef and cider. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in pork belly and 4 sage leaves. Cover tightly with aluminum foil, then cover with pot lid. Bake covered 2 hours or until pork is tender.

4. Meanwhile, brown cipollini onions in remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat in another skillet. Add remaining 4 sage leaves and cook just until wilted. Reserve for garnish.

5. Remove pork to serving dish and garnish with onions and sage. Pour cider mixture over pork.