Greek-Style Slow-Roasted Pork

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"This Greek-style Slow Cooked Pork shoulder is so easy to make and is worth the effort. First, it gets slowly roasted in the oven and it is covered with foil. So, it will not get burned or overcooked and dry. And you don’t have to keep an eye on it all the time. Typically, a Greek-style roast must include ingredients such as garlic, oregano and lemon. That is true in this dish. It’s so amazingly tasty and any leftovers can be a great base in making soups or sandwiches."
-- @Winosity
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Prep time 15mins
Cook time 1hr 30mins
Serves or Makes: 8

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ingredients

  • 30 ounce Pork Shoulder
  • 1 tabelspoons olive oil
  • 2 tabelspoons salt
  • 4 clove garlic
  • 12 sprigs oregano
  • 12 sprigs thyme
  • 2 cup Chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 ounce shallots
  • 3 ounce Yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 ounce baby carrots
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 cup black olives

Method

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Step 2

    Trim off excess pork skin.

  • Step 3

    Place the meat in a large roasting pan.

  • Step 4

    Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt.

  • Step 5

    Use a small, sharp knife to cut small slits over the surface of the pork.

  • Step 6

    Place oregano and thyme sprigs, slices of garlic in each slit

  • Step 7

    Combine stock and wine, drizzle around the pork and cover with foil.

  • Step 8

    Bring to a boil and roast in the oven for 1 hour.

  • Step 9

    Remove the foil and spoon pan juices over the pork.

  • Step 10

    Arrange the onions, potatoes, carrots, slices of lemon and olives around the pork roast.

  • Step 11

    Roast further for another 30 mins.

  • Step 12

    Let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

  • Step 13

    Serve with delicious gravy and a bottle of medium-bodied red wine.

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