Pork belly

Pork belly is a cheaper cut than most pork and will contribute to your heart function, energy creation and the maintenance of your mental and emotional health

Pork belly nutritional information
Low FODMAP:
Yes
Allergens:
None

Cooking tips

Pork belly is great roasted, grilled and stewed. See our recipe for crispy roasted pork belly here


Don't be fooled by the 'outdoor bred' tag that supermarkets display, this just means the pig was born outside and stays outside for 8 days whereupon it is then put back into an intensive 'barn' reared situation.

Proper 'free range' and organic pork is now widely available.

What are the health benefits of Pork belly?

Pork belly is a cheaper cut than most pork and will contribute to your heart function, energy creation and the maintenance of your mental and emotional health. Pork belly is a cut of fatty meat from the belly of a pig, but don’t let this put you off. It has become the standard pork, pub roast in British pubs and pork fat has many health benefits. It is popular in cuisines around the world. It’s in many Chinese dishes as well as being used to make pancetta in Italy, schlachtplatte in Germany (a belly pork and sausage dish) and good old streaky/breakfast bacon. 

 
 

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Cooking method set to: Raw

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Portion size set to: 225 g