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Stuffed pork belly

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Stuffed pork belly


  • Cut the peppers in half, and remove the seeds.
  • Transfer them on heat and leave them to smoke.
  • Remove and set aside.

For the marinade

  • In a blender, add the lemon zest and juice, the garlic, oregano, cumin, chicken bouillon cube, pepper, salt, olive oil, thyme, rosemary, and beat well.

For the pork belly

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (356ο F) set to fan.
  • Spread the marinade onto the pork belly.
  • Cut the peppers into thin strips and spread them at the center of the pork belly.
  • Cut the gruyere into slices and add it to the pork belly. Fold in a roll and tie with a string.
  • Transfer the roll onto parchment paper and spread olive oil, salt, and pepper. Fold well with parchment paper and aluminum foil, and then transfer to a baking pan with a rack.
  • Bake for 3 hours. Then, unfold, increase the temperature to 200ο C (392ο F) and bake for 30-40 more minutes.

For the garnish

  • Place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Add the olive oil, the potatoes cut into pieces, and allow 3-4 minutes for them to turn golden.
  • Add the butter, the garlic cut into thin slices, rosemary leaves, thyme, oregano, and mix.
  • Add the lemon juice, cumin, salt, pepper, and mix. Remove from the heat.
  • Burn the outside of the pork belly with a culinary torch in order to become crunchier, and cut into pieces. Add salt, pepper, rosemary, and serve with the potatoes.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
29 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
40 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
75 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
5 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
5 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
130 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
38 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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