Italian Braised Pork Loin

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READY IN: 3hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season the pork generously with salt and pepper.
  • In a large, heavy pot, warm the oil over medium heat.
  • Add the bacon and cook, stirring often, until crisp, 2-3 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels.
  • Raise the heat to med-high.
  • Add the pork to the fat in the pot and cook, turning occasionally, until evenly browned on all sides, about 10 minutes.
  • Transfer the pork to a plate.
  • Pour off the fat from the pot and return to med-high heat.
  • Add 3 cups of the milk and stir to scrape up any browned bits on the pan bottom.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add the garlic, reserved bacon, and the pork to the pot.
  • Partially cover and cook over very low heat until the pork is tender and the milk has reduced and thickened, about 2 hours.
  • During the final 30 minutes of cooking, check the milk level and, if necessary, warm some of the remaining milk and add to the pork.
  • Transfer the pork to a cutting board and cut crosswise into slices about ½ inch thick,.
  • Arrange the slices on a platter, top with the sauce and serve.
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