1 Tbs. dried Italian seasoning, crushed
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 2-pound boneless pork top loin roast (single loin) trimmed of fat
1 large red sweet pepper, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon hot olive oil
1 14.5-once can fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
1/2 cup slivered almonds (toasted)
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons flaxseed meal
1 tablespoon snipped fresh Italian (flat-leaf)parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 325 F.
In a small bowl combine Italian seasoning, black pepper, and salt. Sprinkle over pork loin and rub in with your fingers. Place roast on a rack in a shallow roasting pain. Insert met thermometer.
Roast for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until thermometer registers 150 F. Remove from oven
Cover meat with foil, let stand for 15 minutes (temp of meat after standing should be 160 F.
Prepare Romesco Sauce. Transfer sauce to a serving bowl. To serve, slick pork and serve with sauce.
In a large skillet cook 1 large red sweet pepper, chopped; 1 medium onion, chopped, and 4 cloves garlic, minced in one tablespoon hot olive oil over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until onion lightly browned and vegetables are very tender, stirring occasionally.
Transfer mixture to a food processor or blender. Add fire-roasted tomatoes, almonds, red wine vinegar, flaxseed, parsley, salt and cayenne pepper to onion mixture. Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth, scarping side of bowl as needed.
Carb per serving: 7 g. Servings: 8 3 ounce servings.
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