For a stylish take on a traditional Christmas meal try this gloriously rich recipe for chestnut-stuffed pork fillets.
Sweat the onions in a little of the oil until soft and translucent. Add the
Sausage meat and cook, stirring occasionally until well done. Stir in the
Chestnut puree and if necessary, a little of the stock. Season and continue cooking for a few minutes.
Make an incision length ways down the middle of the fillet, open up and lay between a plastic sheet and flatten with a meat pat. Fill in the chestnut stuffing and fold over.
Spread some sage leaves on top and wrap in the Parma ham and tie with string.
Heat a little oil in a roasting pan season the pork with salt and pepper and add the vegetables. Place in a preheated oven at 220C for 25 minutes turning the vegetables and pork 3-4 times.
Meanwhile roast the bones in another pan until brown and then add the vegetables and the garlic brown lightly and then add the tomato puree and the white wine.
Reduce and caramelise the tomato puree add a little stock and repeat till the tomato puree has browned. Then add the remaining stock and herbs and seasoning and simmer for 40 minutes, skimming frequently.
Pass through a fine sieve and return to a clean pan and reduce by half. Season to taste. Remove the pork from the pan and rest for 10 minutes. Remove the string and then slice into 1 cm thick slices serve with the roasted vegetables and gravy.
Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)
Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.
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