Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables

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  1. 15 min.Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables  : Photo of step #1
    Peel 3 carrots, wash, dry and cut into 3 cm - 1.5 inch pieces.
  2. 10 min.Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables  : Photo of step #2
    Cut each piece into small sticks (julienne). You can use a mandolin, a grater or a good knife.
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    Do the same thing with 3 turnips.
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    Wash 1 leek, then chop finely.
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    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, put in carrots and cook for 2 or 3 minutes, they should still be a bit crunchy.
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    After this time put carrots in cold water for about 5 minutes.
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    Then drain them in a strainer.
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    Do the same thing with turnips and leek, in the same cooking water.

    Note: you can keep cooking water, which is now a good vegetable stock, for cooking rice or pasta for example.
  9. 3 min.Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables  : Photo of step #9
    Chop herbs.
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    Cut 1 pork loin into 2 cm - 1 inch thick pieces.
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    Split each piece across the thickness...
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    ... without completely cutting in it through.
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    Fill the inside with herbs, salt and pepper.
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    Then close the meat over the herbs.

    Continue like this for all the pieces of pork.
  15. 10 min.Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables  : Photo of step #15
    In a pan, put 2 tablespoons olive oil, and when it's really hot put in all the pork, along with any small pieces left over.

    Cook about 5 minutes...
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    ... on each side.
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    Then keep on a hot plate, in a warm place, covered with aluminium foil.
  18. 5 min.Loin of pork with herbs and julienne vegetables  : Photo of step #18
    Heat serving plates.

    Pour 200 ml cream into the pan, put back on the heat, and scrape the bottom with a wooden spatula so that the cream takes up all the flavours, bring back to boil over a low heat, and leave to reduce and thicken slightly.
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    Add vegetables and any left over herbs, stir well and cook until vegetables are hot, they should not cook any further.
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    Put a pork portion onto each (hot) plate and surround with vegetables. Serve immediately.

Remarks:

For a quicker recipe, you can replace the vegetables with rice.

Source:

Home made

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