Pork fillets are a lean option for use in everyday meals, and not to mention wonderfully versatile ! Try your hand at this delicious recipe courtesy of Australian Pork.
Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
Trim pork fillet of any external fat, rub with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Spread the pesto paste evenly over the pork fillet.
Place the pork fillet into a baking dish and roast in the pre-heated oven for 15 – 18 minutes until cooked through. Remove and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
While the pork fillet is roasting, chop all the ingredients for the salsa Verde finely and combine in a small bowl with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
Slice the pork fillet thickly and serve with salsa Verde. Drizzle with a little extra olive oil, garnish with baby basil leaves and serve with crusty bread and salad.
Salsa Verde may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days
Rest under foil for 5-10 minutes. To aid even cooking, place roast on an elevated rack in the oven or onto halved carrots or potatoes to elevate.
For more, visit www.pork.com.au
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