I’m so happy to have a regular contributor, Jo’s Healthy Kitchen and this week’s recipe, Tuscan Pork. You can read more about Jo’s healthy journey on her site.
Moving on from Umbrian Chicken, here is Tuscan Pork. I ate something like this in a small restaurant in Italy overlooking the wonderfully unspoilt (because it is protected by Unesco) Tuscan countryside.
Take a tenderloin of pork, pour over some extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with fresh rosemary (bruise rosemary a bit first so smell is released). Roast in oven until cooked.
Take a can of cannellini beans and cook through.
Take a sprig of fresh sage and tear each leaf into small pieces removing them from the vein that runs down the middle. Then take a slice of prosciutto and tear into small pieces (these amounts will be enough for 2 people)
Pour 1/2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil into a small skillet/frying pan and when sizzling add sage and prosciutto and cook until crisp.
Serve slices of pork drizzled with its juices (diluted with hot water) accompanied by the cannellini beans sprinkle with the crisp sage and prosciutto.
Imagine yourself in Italy as you enjoy this meal…and depending how your reflux is that day, you may or may not indulge in that glass of wine.
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