Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo side of Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta

Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo side of Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta

 

Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo side of Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta
Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo with a side of Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta
Ingredients
  • Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo
  • 5-7 pound bone in pork shoulder
  • Kosher salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2 - 28 oz . cans diced tomatoes in juice
  • 2 cups white wine
  • 8 cloves whole garlic
  • 1 large fennel bulb thinly sliced
  • 3 leaves " sprig fresh rosemary stripped
  • 3 tablespoons Spanish Hojiblanca Olive Oil
  • Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups polenta
  • 2 shallots finely minced
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely minced
  • 1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano
  • fresh ground pepper
  • Kosher salt
  • tablespoons Cobrancosa Olive Oil - 2 plus enough to fill a frying pan 2"
Instructions
  1. Pork With Tomato & Fennel Sugo
  2. Preheat the oven to 450.
  3. Rub the entire pork shoulder with a tablespoon of Hojiblanca olive oil, season the entire surface area liberally with salt and fresh ground pepper and place in the roasting pan, fat side up.
  4. Arrange the vegetables around the roast in the pan, drizzle and toss with another tablespoon of olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  5. Roast the shoulder and vegetables uncovered at 450 for 20 minutes until the vegetables begin to take color and the pork roast is browned.
  6. Reduce the oven to 350.
  7. In a large bowl, mix together the tomatoes, wine, a tablespoon of Hojiblanca, and the rosemary leaves.
  8. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  9. Pour evenly over the roast and vegetables in the pan.
  10. With heavy duty foil, tightly seal the roasting pan and roast at 350 for five hours.
  11. Meanwhile, make the polenta.
  12. Cobrancosa Fried Romano Polenta
  13. In a 3+ quart sauce pan heat one tablespoon of Cobrancosa.
  14. Saute the onion until translucent, about three minutes. Add the garlic and saute for another minute.
  15. Add the broth and bring to a simmer.
  16. While stirring constantly, add the polenta in a steady stream.
  17. Continue stirring constantly for 20-25 minutes until the polenta is thick.
  18. Add the cheese, remaining tablespoon of Cobancosa, and season with additional salt and pepper to taste.
  19. Immediately pour the polenta in to a 9"x13" baking dish and allow to cool.
  20. Refrigerate covered in plastic wrap.

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