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Baked Pork Shank With Potatoes ( Stinco Al Forno Con Patate )

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Prepare a substantial main course, for the lovers of rustic flavors: the baked pork shank with potatoes.
Ingredients
  Potatoes 1 1⁄5 Kilogram
  Celery stalks 1 Medium
  Carrot 1 Medium
  Onion 1 Medium
  Sage 10 Gram
  Rosemary branch 11 Small
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Juniper berries 10 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 30 Gram
  Red wine 8 Ounce
  Extra virgin olive oil 4 Tablespoon
  Pork shanks 1200 Gram, cooked
  Meat broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a wide saucepan, saute carrot, onion, garlic and celery with melted butter and oil.
2. Once brown add the pork shanks and brown them as well, then add the red wine and let it evaporate.
3. When the wine has evaporated, add the potatoes which have been cut into halves, herbs and mashed juniper berries, add salt to taste and cook everything for 10-15 minutes with the lid on.
4. Then take a baking tray add the meat broth and then put everything in the baking pan.
5. Bake the pork shanks in the oven at 390°F (200°C) for 30 minutes or until the potatoes get soft.
6. Flip the shanks over occasionally, and add broth when necessary.

SERVING
7. Serve the Baked Pork Shank with Potatoes along with a glass of red wine.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Pork
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
A rustic dish can be appreciated even over Christmas, so, for the meat lovers, baked pork shank with potatoes.
Subtitle: 
Stinco al forno con Patate

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