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What would you stuff into a pork loin?

steakman55 Nov 25, 2012 07:09 PM

Getting a rolled pork loin of the outside cap (like spinalis dorsi or ribeye cap on beef) and I would like to stuff it with something.....fruit? dried fruit? which ones? Thanks and I'll let you know how it turns out.

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    Cheez62 RE: steakman55 Nov 25, 2012 08:08 PM

    Sausage ;-)

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      cleopatra999 RE: Cheez62 Nov 26, 2012 08:44 AM

      I have done one with wild rice/dried apricots or breadstuffing/dried apricots. I wouldn't do plain dried fruit, but any fruit/nut/starch combo works. I could also see some more pig products inside, like proscuitto, bacon or as mentioned above sausage. MMMM pig, wrapped in pig....

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        Cheez62 RE: cleopatra999 Nov 26, 2012 08:58 PM

        "MMMM pig, wrapped in pig...."

        I like the way you think ;-)

        As for the fruit thing, I have served a homemade cranberry jam with a pork loin that I roasted on the smoker, It was delicious. Perhaps you can work cranberries into your stuffing. I like the idea of a fruit/starch combination.

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          Nanzi RE: cleopatra999 Nov 27, 2012 08:01 AM

          +1, Cleopatra999 wild rice, apricots, pine nuts or sunflower seeds, or stuffing instead of wild rice. Have done it before and it is good.

      2. monavano RE: steakman55 Nov 26, 2012 08:48 AM

        i love fruits with pork and other pig products work. Another suggestion would be greens such a s spinach, along with fontina.

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          jaykayen RE: steakman55 Nov 27, 2012 12:56 AM

          Prunes is classic.

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            sunshine842 RE: jaykayen Nov 27, 2012 04:27 AM

            an amazing change-up is to soak the prunes in Armagnac or cognac before stuffing. Oh, baby.

          2. scubadoo97 RE: steakman55 Nov 27, 2012 03:57 AM

            Fruits do work well. Recently had one stuffed with cherries

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              CanadaGirl RE: steakman55 Nov 27, 2012 05:29 AM

              Fresh bread crumbs, sautéed spinach, bacon, sautéed onions and garlic, rosemary.

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                foodslut RE: CanadaGirl Nov 27, 2012 07:39 AM

                I have gotten good Hungarian sausage (Gyulai kolbasz) available at my local Polish or Russian store, made a slit in the loin and stuffed it. Yum!

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                treb RE: steakman55 Nov 27, 2012 07:42 AM

                procuitto, sausage and figs.

                1. ipsedixit RE: steakman55 Nov 27, 2012 08:04 AM

                  Pesto

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