Pork Roast with Greek Potatoes in the Oven
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Main Course
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Greek
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 1 to 1.5 kilos / 2 to 2.5 lb pork cut in big chunks or as a whole
  • About 6 big potatoes cut lengthwise in 4 pieces (you can add more if you like, it is completely up to you)
For the Marinade
  • ½ cup mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp onion powder
For the Roast
  • 1 onion cut in slices
  • 2 garlic cloves cut in half
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup mustard
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Place all the ingredients of the marinade in a non-reactive vessel and whisk to incorporate.
  2. Place the pork pieces, stir to cover them with the marinade and place them in the fridge for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 200°C / 400°F.
  4. Take a deep pan with a lid.
  5. If you don’t have pan with a lid, you can cover it with parchment paper.
  6. Arrange the potatoes in a layer.
  7. Throw the garlic clove in between them.
  8. Scatter the onion slices on top.
  9. Salt and pepper and sprinkle the oregano.
  10. In a small bowl mix the water with the mustard and the honey.
  11. Pour this mix to the pan followed by the olive oil.
  12. Cover the pan and let it cook for 1 to 1 ½ hours.
  13. In the meantime, take the pork out of the fridge to arrive at room temperature.
  14. Open the lid and check the water.
  15. If you see that it was absorbed add another one cup.
  16. Arrange the pork pieces in the pan and pour their marinade.
  17. Bake for another one hour or until the pork and potatoes have acquired a nice deep golden color.
  18. Remove, let it rest for five minutes and serve.
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at http://www.culinaryflavors.gr/pork-roast-with-greek-potatoes-in-the-oven/