Cast Iron Pork Loin with Romesco Sauce


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Cast Iron Pork Loin with Romesco Sauce

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    Romesco is a blend of roasted sweet bell peppers and fragrant toasted nuts. Use our simple blender version to smother chicken, fish, vegetables, or in this case, a perfectly cooked pork loin. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 4
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee slivered almonds
    1(16-oz.) jar roasted red peppers, packed in water, drained
    1 tsp.fresh lemon juice
    3 tbsp.fresh parsley
    5 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select garlic olive oil
    2russet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch cubes
    2sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1/2-inch cubes
    1 lbs.pork loin
    Kosher salt, to taste
    Hy-Vee ground black pepper, to taste

    Things To Grab

    • Large cast iron skillet
    • Blender
    • Aluminum foil


    1. Place almonds in a large cast iron skillet over medium heat. Cook, 8 to 10 minutes, or until toasted and fragrant.

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    2. While almonds are toasting, add roasted red peppers, lemon juice, and parsley to blender. While the blender is running, slowly pour in 3 tbsp. garlic olive oil. Add toasted almonds to blender and blend until incorporated.

    3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

    4. Add 2 teaspoons garlic olive oil to same skillet; add russet and sweet potatoes. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes.

    5. Season pork generously with salt and pepper. Create a well in the potatoes and add the pork loin searing on all sides until a deep color develops. 

    6. Place cast iron in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes, or until pork is done (145 degrees) and potatoes have softened.

    7. Rest pork for 5 to 10 minutes covered with aluminum foil. Slice pork and serve topped with Romesco sauce and potatoes on the side.

    Nutrition facts


    350 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 15g
    • Cholesterol: 75mg
    • Sodium: 140mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
    • Protein: 27g

    Daily Values

    Vitamin A 240%
    Vitamin C 80%
    Iron 15%
    Calcium 6%

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