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Grandma Barbe's Roast Pork


This delicious recipe is courtesy of Stephane Reynaud and can be found in his cookbook "Pork and Sons."

  • Yield: Serves 6

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, October Fall 2007


  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut from the tip
  • 2 1/4 cups dry white wine
  • 12 pearl onions, peeled
  • 1 pound 2 ounces carrots, cut crosswise on the diagonal, into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 1/4 pounds waxy potatoes, such as Yukon gold, halved
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 2 sprigs thyme
  • 1 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped, plus 2 sprigs
  • 10 whole black peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • Fine sea salt


  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch-oven over medium heat. Add pork and cook, turning occasionally, until golden brown all over, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce heat, cover, and cook, turning occasionally, 1 1/2 hours.

  2. Add wine, onions, carrots, potatoes, butter, bay leaf, thyme, 2 sprigs parsley, and peppercorns; dot with butter. Cover, and let simmer until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes.

  3. Season pork with salt and sprinkle potatoes with garlic and chopped parsley before serving.

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