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Roast Pork with Red Wine and Plums
Classic roast pork with strong red wine sauce and plums, recipe by chef Thomas Sixt.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time2 hrs
Course: Main Courses
Cuisine: Bavarian Recipes, German Recipes
Keyword: Gluten Free Recipes
Servings: 4 Persons
Calories: 2191kcal
Author: Thomas Sixt
  • 1 kg pork belly
  • some salt
  • pinch black pepper grounded
  • some Paprika
  • 4 pc clove of garlic
  • 1 bunch soup vegetable
  • 6 pc big potatoes (or 4 small)
  • 1 jar veal stock
  • 500 ml Rioja (Spanish red wine) or other dry red wine
  • 100 g dried prunes
  • Preheat the oven to 200 °C hot air.
  • Cut the pork belly on the skin side, season with salt, pepper and paprika. Place the meat in a roast purée, add the peeled garlic, chopped vegetables and potatoes.
  • Put the roast in the oven and set the alarm clock to 30 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 180°C.
  • When the time is up, pour the veal stock and red wine over it and cook for another 50 minutes.
  • Prepare red cabbage and mashed potatoes as side dishes or potato dumplings.
  • At the end of the cooking time, pour the pork sauce into a saucepan, bring to the boil and mix with cold butter. Season the sauce with salt and pepper. Place the dried plums in the sauce.
  • Fry the crusty roast as required (should be crispy) briefly under the preheated grill until crispy, season with salt beforehand.
  • Cut the meat open and serve with side dishes and sauce on preheated plates, serve quickly.

12. Calories Roast Pork, the nutritional Value at a Glance

Attention it concerns the nutritional values without supplements!
Nutrition Facts
Roast Pork with Red Wine and Plums
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2191 Calories from Fat 1629
% Daily Value*
Fat 181g278%
Saturated Fat 65g406%
Polyunsaturated Fat 19g
Monounsaturated Fat 81g
Cholesterol 438mg146%
Sodium 1794mg78%
Potassium 1967mg56%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 108g216%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

13.  All Recipes for Roast Pork and Side Dishes

All roast pork recipes on this cookblog:
Knuckle of Pork Bavarian Style, crispy like on Oktoberfest
Roast pork with herbs
Quick roast pork with fillet
Bavarian roast pork with sauerkraut and dumplings
Roast pork in the pot
Side dishes with roast pork:

Potato dumplings
Bread dumplings
Roast pork beer sauce
Napkin dumplings
Pretzel dumpling original from Bavaria
Salads to go with roast pork:
Bavarian potato salad
Cabbage salad