Pork loin with cheese is a classic dish that is both tender and flavorful. It is a dish that satisfies both those looking for a healthy option and children who want a tasty and easy-to-chew meal. This versatile cut of pork can be prepared in many different ways, including roasting, overcooking, and even in a salt crust or with fruit. However, in this recipe, we will focus on the traditional pork loin with cheese, which is a family favorite and an essential dish, especially during Easter celebrations. So, let’s dive into the recipe and discover how to make this delicious and comforting dish that is sure to please everyone at the table.
- 1 kg pork loin
- 1 glass of white wine
- 1 carrot
- 1/2 onion
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 celery stick
- 1 sprig of fresh rosemary (optional)
- 1 vegetable nut flavored with mushrooms
- 150 ml extra virgin olive oil
- 200 gr sliced Galbanino cheese
- 100 gr walnut kernels (optional)
- 3 fresh or dehydrated mushrooms (optional)
- 450 ml hot water
- Salt to taste
- Butter to taste
- Flour to taste
- Spread butter on the pork loin and let it sit at room temperature for half an hour. Roll the meat in flour until it is completely covered.
- Brown the pork loin in a saucepan with extra virgin olive oil over high heat, making sure to roast it on each side, including the ends.
- Sprinkle the pork loin with white wine and let it evaporate. Add 450 ml of hot water, the rosemary sprig, the chopped carrot, onion, garlic, and celery stick. Crumble the mushroom-flavored vegetable nut over the meat and cook with a lid on moderate heat for about 1 1/2 hours.
- Check the cooking of the pork loin and allow it to cool before making deep fan-shaped incisions in the flesh. Insert the sliced Galbanino cheese and walnut kernels (if desired).
- Blend the carrot, onion, celery, and cooking liquid into a creamy sauce, thickened with flour if desired.
- Before serving, put the pork loin in a fan shape in the oven at 175°C for 10 minutes, then grill for another 4 minutes.
- Serve the pork loin with the creamy sauce and slices of hot cereal bread. Enjoy!
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