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Bacon Porchetta with Plum Jam

5 hours Cook time 30 minutes Prep time 10 to 12 servings



In The Oven

  1. Place oven rack in middle position and preheat oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  2. In a bowl, combine bacon, jam, garlic, thyme and rosemary. Add 5 mL (1 tsp.) pepper and 5 mL (1 tsp.) salt. Set aside.
  3. Spread pork belly on a work surface and sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Spread bacon mixture over the belly, on the meaty side. Roll and tie with twine.
  4. Place on a rack arranged in a roasting pan. Pour water into the bottom of the pan and roast, uncovered, for 5 hours. Slice and serve hot or cold, in a sandwich or as a deli meat.

Nutritional value (per serving)

  • 814 calories
  • 44g proteins
  • 28g carbohydrates
  • 56g fat
  • 0 g fibre
  • 27 g sugar
  • 576 mg sodium
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