Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena PDO (PDO balsamic vinegar of Modena) is one of the finest Italian condiments: it is great with many types of dishes and desserts. Try it with this delicious recipe.

Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena PDO (PDO balsamic vinegar of Modena) is one of the finest Italian condiments: it is great with many types of dishes and desserts. Try it with this delicious recipe.

4 servings

INGREDIENTS

For the meat:
1 tablespoon of butter
1 onion in slices
1 ½ lbs of pork loin
1/2 glass of dry white wine
5 scoops of vegetable broth
salt and pepper

For the sauce:
½ lb of plums
half onion thinly sliced
2 tablespoons of oil
2 tablespoons of Aceto Balsamico Tradizionale di Modena PDO
1 ladle of broth

Season the meat lightly with salt and pepper, sear it with butter in a high-saucepan until golden brown on all sides.Blend with white wine, then pour the hot broth into the pot until it reaches about half the height of the meat.
Cook with a low flame, stirring turning the meat from time to time and braise it for about two hours or until the quantity of broth left is around 1 inch. Separately, brown the onion in a saucepan, add the pitted prunes, blend with the PDO traditional balsamic vinegar and one ladle of broth. Let it reduce until you get a nice consistency, slightly liquid. 15 minutes before the end of cooking, add the prune sauce to the pork and let the meat to finish cooking.

 

Photo credit: © Reneè Kemps

Italian Made Partners