Tuscan Roast Pork

Serves: 6

Cooking Time: 50-60 minutes


Quantity Ingredient
1.5 – 2.0 kg Mt Mercer Pork Loin Roast rind off
100 g Green olive tapenade
10 slices Prosciutto
250 g Mozzarella cheese, sliced
  Olive oil
  Salt and Pepper
150 g Rocket leaves, washed
50 ml Balsamic glaze

Method: Pre-heat oven 180°C

  1. Cut slices along the length of the pork loin at 1 cm intervals 2/3 of the way through the loin.

  2. Spread a little green olive tapenade inside each slice.

  3. Place a slice of mozzarella and prosciutto inside each segment and place roast into a shallow baking dish.

  4. Brush roast with a little olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Roast pork in the pre-heated oven 180°C for 25 minutes per 500 g. Allow roast to rest 10 minutes prior to serving.

  6. Slice and serve over rocket salad leaves dressed with balsamic glaze.

Notes: this roast is also delicious served with roasted vegetable salad or warm potato salad dressed with vinaigrette.