Braised Pork Roast


– 4 to 5 pound boneless pork roast
– 1/2 pound pancetta, chopped
– 1/2 cup of extra virgin olive oil
– 1 tsp of fresh sage, chopped
– 1 tbs of dried marjoram
– 1 tbs of dried oregano
– 6 cloves of garlic, chopped
– 2 tbs of lemon juice
– 2 cups of Cabernet Sauvignon
– 1 bay leaf
– 1 tsp of salt
– 1 tbs of fresh ground black pepper


Season the pork with salt and pepper. In a sauté pan,sear the meat on all sides in 1/4 cup of oil until brown. Remove the meat and set aside.In a medium sauté pan cook the pancetta over medium heat until brown. Drain off excess oil. Blend sage, oregano, remaining olive oil, marjoram,and garlic. Simmer and stir till mixture is well blended. Place pork roast in a large casserole dish and cover with mixture.
Pour in lemon juice and wine until the roast is 1/3 covered. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Cook until the inside temperature reaches 150 degrees. Around 2 hours.

IL Desco
Il Desco Jacksonville, Italian restaurant Jacksonville, Italian cafe Jacksonville, Italian diner Jacksonville, Italian bistro Jacksonville, Italian buffet Jacksonville, Italian cuisine Jacksonville, Desco Jacksonville, restaurants near me Jacksonville