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Roast Pork (Maiale Arrosto)

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  Loin pork 4 Pound (2 Kg)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), sliced
  Onion 1⁄2 , minced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Marjoram 1 Pinch
  Rosemary leaves 4
  Crushed bay leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Remove the rind and half the fat from the loin.
Make good sized incisions into the loin and insert a slice of garlic, minced onion mixed with oil and marjoram and a couple of rosemary leaves.
Rub the meat with salt and pepper and sprinkle with crushed bay leaf.
Place loin in a baking dish and pour a little water in the bottom of the pan.
Bake in a 375°F (190°C) oven for about 2 1/2 hours.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 619 Calories from Fat 366

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g65.4%

Saturated Fat 12.8 g63.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 173.3 mg57.8%

Sodium 441.1 mg18.4%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.72 g2.9%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 54 g107.6%

Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 18.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Pork (Maiale Arrosto) Recipe