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The best roast pork


  • 2 lbs of pork loin

  • 2 large onions

  • 3 torpedo shallots, skin on, sliced in half

  • 1 garlic head, skin on, sliced in half

  • 1lb of sweet potatoes

  • bay leaf

  • thyme

  • olive oil

  • salt and pepper

  • 2 tsp whole grain mustard

  • 100g double cream

  • 100g white wine

  • 1 dessert spoon of honey


  • 1.

    Preheat the oven to 200°c / 400°f / gas mark 6

  • 2.

    Parboil the sweet potatoes in salted water for approximately 5-10 mins.

  • 3.

    Season the loin with salt and pepper and seal on both sides in a very hot pan.

  • 4.

    Slice the onions and place them in a roasting pan. Place the sealed loin on top.

  • 5.

    Put the garlic, shallots, parboiled potatoes, bayleaf and thyme in the pan surrounding the loin and place in the oven to roast for 30 minutes.

  • 6.

    Take the tray out and drizzle everything with the honey. Place back in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • 7.

    Remove all the contents of the roasting tray with a slotted spoon and set aside to keep warm. You should be left with a liquor in the bottom of the tray. Add the mustard, white wine, and double cream and incorporate with a whisk.

  • 8.

    To serve, place all the vegetables on a large plate. Slice the loin into steaks and arrange on top then drizzle the mustard sauce over the loin.

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Posted by Janneke4Report
A very nice and easy looking recipe, I am going to try in the weekend, thanks very much.