Pork Shoulder with Vegetables in the Oven

Pork Shoulder with Vegetables in the Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 kg pork shoulder
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup dry red wine
  • 1 kg fresh ripe tomatoes or 500 gr tinned
  • 1 kg eggplants
  • 1 kg potatoes
  • 500 gr red peppers
  • 1 cup finely chopped parsley
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chili pepper (optional)
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Preparation

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Cut the meat into smaller pieces. Use a frying pan to brown the meat in the olive oil.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Add the chopped onion and cook until translucent.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Then add the wine and cook for 5 minutes.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Finally add the tomato sauce, the chopped parsley, salt, pepper and the chili pepper if you desire. Add two cups of water and bring to boil. Reduce the heat, cover and cook until the meat is tender for about an hour and a half. Then remove the meat from the heat.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Meanwhile, cut the eggplants into cubes and season with salt. Let them sit until you can see the liquid coming to the surface, 20-30 minutes.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Cut the potatoes into cubes, too.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Cut the red peppers into stripes.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Heat plenty of vegetable oil in a frying pan and fry the eggplants for 5 minutes. Remove from the pan and drain on absorbent kitchen paper.

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Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

Continue frying with the potatoes and the peppers, no more than 5 minutes each.

Χοιρινό με λαχανικά στην γάστρα

In a baking dish with a lid, add the meat pieces and the vegetables. Season with salt and pepper and cover with the tomato  sauce. Bake for 45 minutes in a preheated 180℃ oven.

Enjoy!

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