Pork Persillade

Pork Persillade 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Pork Persillade 150

Persillade, a simple French mixture of parsley and garlic, adds elegance and flavour to meat. A pork roast is perfect for entertaining a small group since this cut is inexpensive but looks impressive. Choose either a six-bone rib roast or a centre-cut loin, which is usually cheaper.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2005

Ingredients

  • 1 pork rib roast (2 - 3lb/1 - 1.5 kg)
  • 1 pork loin centre roast boneless (2 - 3lb/1 - 1.5 kg)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Method

Sprinkle roast all over with salt and pepper. In small bowl, mix together parsley, garlic and oil to form paste; rub all over roast. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Place roast on rack in small roasting pan; roast in 325°F (160°C) oven until meat thermometer inserted into centre registers 160°F (71°C), about 2 hours. Tent with foil and let stand for 10 minutes before slicing. Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 240 mg
  • Protein 39 g
  • Calories 362.0
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 2 g

%RDI

  • Iron 20.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 12.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 30.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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