How to Cook an Italian Pork Pot Roast

It’s Sunday and you want to do some cooking practice to please the taste buds of your loved ones. I am sure you will be thinking of making something special which is not only delicious but you also don’t want to spend whole day in the kitchen.

Trust me, Italian pork pot roast is your best bet as you can make and serve it in just a few minutes. In such recipes, you can prepare the ingredients well before time and then let the oven do its work. You can marinate the meat in advance and this will save you from fatigue on Sunday as ultimately you will be able to spend more time with your family.

Some of you will hesitate to go for this dish just by thinking that this high fat and protein food will ruin their diet plan. Let me assure you that eating such food once in a while will not have any negative effect on your body. Moreover, you must keep in mind that your body needs all nutritious elements and deficiency of anything is always harmful.

Nutrition Facts:

This recipe will offer you 552 calories, 26 g fat, 149 mg cholesterol, 8 g saturated fat, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fibre, 43 g protein, 686 mg sodium, 71 mg calcium and 5 mg of iron. Moreover, this will also provide Vitamin A and C.

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 2 hours 20 min
Total time: 2 hours and 50 min
Yield: 6 to 8 servings
Utensils: Measuring cups, tablespoons, oven, large pot, serving platter

Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tbsp
Unsalted butter: 1 tbsp
Chuck roast: 1 3lb
Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Yellow onion, finely minced: 1
Carrot, peeled and finely minced: 1
Stalk celery, finely minced: 1
Cloves garlic, chopped: 2
Can plum tomatoes, drained and chopped, liquid reserved: 1 28 oz
Red wine: 2 cups
Golden raisins: 1/2 cup
Pine nuts: 1/2 cup


  • 1

    Mix together fennel seed, parsley, Italian seasoning, garlic salt and 1 tablespoon pepper. Now apply that mixture to the meat.

  • 2

    Brown the pork roast in an oven or large pot with heated oil in it. Now pour ¾ cup of water over the pork and cook it on 325 degree F in an oven. After 1 ½ hour you will place vegetables around the roast and let the oven work for another 50 minutes.

  • 3

    After it gets brown, take the pork out and place it in a serving platter. Garnish properly and serve to your dear ones.

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