Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten
Save Recipe Print
Loin of Pork with Fennel
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 15 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Prep:
15 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
1 hr 15 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

For the stuffing, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and the butter in a large (12-inch) saute pan. Add the onions and fennel with 1 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Cook over low to medium-low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the onions and fennel are tender and lightly browned. Add the garlic and thyme and cook for 1 more minute. Add the Pernod and cook for another minute, deglazing the pan. Cool slightly.

Add the bread crumbs and 1 teaspoon of salt to the stuffing mixture. Lay the pork on a board fat side down, and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Spread the stuffing evenly on the pork and roll up lengthwise, ending with the fat on the top of the roll. Tie with kitchen string, rub with olive oil, and sprinkle liberally with salt and pepper.

Place the rolled pork loin on a baking rack on a sheet pan and roast for 30 minutes. Lower the heat to 350 degrees F and roast for another 20 to 30 minutes, until the interior of the pork is 137 degrees F. (If the thermometer hits stuffing rather than pork, it will register a higher temperature, so test the meat in several places.) Remove from the oven and cover tightly with aluminum foil. Allow to rest for 15 minutes. Remove the strings, slice thickly, and serve.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

More Food Network

Whole Lemon Bars 01:36

This lazy cook's version of a lemon bar is simple and delicious.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pork Loin with Fig and Port Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Simple Roasted Pork Shoulder

Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Oven-Roasted Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Mushroom-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

"Pork on Pork" Chops

Recipe courtesy of Amanda Freitag

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Recipe courtesy of Melissa d'Arabian

Lighter Fried Pork Chop

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Pulled Pork Barbecue

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Pirate Ship Pork Loin

Recipe courtesy of Tampa Bay Tim

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Dig In

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.