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Pork Tortilla Wraps

There are a lot of calories per serving in this recipe, you may well find you need less. If that is the case, use the remaining ingredients for the same meal in a couple of days time. 



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pork tortilla wraps

roast pork and mushroom sauce in a hm wrap
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: English
Keyword: budget meals, cheap family recipes
Dietary Requirements: Freezes Well
Servings: 4 servings
Cost per portion 57p
Calories: 1403kcal
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  • 600 g pork shoulder leftover pork joint, approx 600g meat if not following our planner
  • mushroom soup leftover mushroom soup, from christmas day if following our planner, or a half batch of our mushroom soup recipe, if not
  • 160 g onions chopped into dice
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp veg oil
  • 90 ml evaporated milk
  • 110 ml water mix with the milk
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


tortilla method

  • Sift flour into a bowl
  • Whisk milk, oil and salt
  • Pour into flour, stirring to mix
  • Once mixed, turn out onto a lightly floured worktop and knead for 2 minutes
  • Cover and leave for 15 minutes (it won’t rise but needs to relax)
  • Cut into 12 balls (approx 50g each)
  • Cover and leave to relax for 10 minutes
  • Roll each one out into a circle (approximately 8 inches)
  • Heat a heavy frying pan (preferably cast iron)
  • Drop in one tortilla and turn after about 2 minutes (the surface should bubble) Press down with a tea towel but be careful that you do not burn your fingers. Place inside a dry tea towel to keep warm whilst you cook the rest.

pork filling method

  • Cube the leftover pork, removing any large pieces of fat.
  • Chop your onions and fry them adding your pork as soon as the onions have softened.
  • Add your leftover mushroom soup and a paste made with 30g flour and up to 90ml of additional water until you reach the right sauce consistency.
  • Place a serving spoon sized amount onto the centre of each tortilla, roll and serve. There are 3 tortillas for each person.


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Nutrition Facts
pork tortilla wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1403 Calories from Fat 837
% Daily Value*
Fat 93g143%
Saturated Fat 39g244%
Cholesterol 271mg90%
Sodium 5722mg249%
Potassium 2442mg70%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 24g27%
Protein 91g182%
Vitamin A 1843IU37%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 379mg38%
Iron 9mg50%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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