Pork Loin with Mushrooms, Cream and Potatoes

Featured by Adventure Package: Portugal in the International Wine Club.
Pork Loin with Mushrooms, Cream and Potatoes

Description

This authentic Portuguese meal is bursting with amazing flavors that is perfect for dinner, or reheat it for leftovers! Pair this with a Red Blend.

Yield: 6 - 8
Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 65 Minutes

Ingredients


Pork Loin:
• 1 pork loin
• Fresh garlic, salt and pepper to taste
• Olive Oil
• Mushrooms

Gratin Potatoes:
• 4 large potatoes
• 4 cups of milk
• 1 cup of fresh cream
• Grated cheese
• Nutmeg
• Salt

Instructions


For the Pork Loin:
Step 1: Prepare the pork loin by rinsing it and trimming the excess fat. Add salt and pepper.

* Optional: Cut pork loin into 1.5 in rounds before cooking.

Step 2: In a pan, heat olive oil and sauté garlic until fragrant. Add full pork loin or slices to the pan and fry until golden in color.

Step 3: Add the strained mushrooms and fresh cream to the pan and let cream sauce warm on low heat.

For the Gratin Potatoes:
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400ºF

Step 2: Cut the potatoes in very thin slices and place in an oven-proof pan in layers.

Step 3: Once the potato slices are arranged in the pan, season them with nutmeg, salt and grated cheese.

Step 4: Mix the milk and fresh cream together and then pour the mixture over the potatoes until they are completely covered. Place it in the oven and cook for 45 minutes.



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