Italian style Pork Loin

    Italian style Pork Loin

    Ingredients

    • 4 pork loin chops, 2,5 cm thick 50 g butter
    • 1 onion
    • 3 garlic cloves
    • 150 ml white wine
    • 600 g pelati tomatoes
    • 50 g kalamata olives
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 20 g fresh rosemary
    • 80 g parsley
    • 175 ml veal broth
    • 50 g salt
    • 20 g pepper
    • 20 g fennel seeds

    Method

    1
    • Remove 4 pork loin chops (2,5 cm thick) 20 min prior cooking.
    • Season with: pinch of salt & pepper and fennel seeds.
    • Heat the skillet to med-high, until there is a slight amount of smoke coming off the surface of the pan. Add the oil immediately, followed by the chops.
    • Add clove of garlic, fresh rosemary and bay leaves.
    • Grill for 4 minutes/side or to medium-rare (60° C).
    • Add 1 tbsp. Spooning the butter over the chop to add flavor, color and moisture.
    • Remove the loin chops from the skillet.
    • Using the same skillet prepare the sauce: add sliced onion and white wine.
    • Allow the alcohol to evaporate.
    • Add 175 ml veal broth, 600 g pelati tomatoes.
    • Simmer for 10 minutes.
    • Add 50 g kalamata olives – optional.
    • Place in oven for 30-40 minutes at 160ºC.
    • Garnish with fresh parmesan and parsley.

    No. Servings: 4

    Cooking time: 80 minutes