How a name says it all! Dammmmmmm Dinner was so very, very amazing tonight. A joint effort with JJ n I. Pork Balls were my contribution and his the sauce (a.k.a. Gravy).
2 Cups full body red wine
1 cup chicken Stock
3/4 tbsp minced shallot
pinch minced garlic
one chilli pepper minced (seeds included)
4-5 fresh tomatoes peeled \canned (from a 28oz can), add a splash of the juice from canned tomatoes to the sauce
1/2 bay leaf
kosher salt to taste
finish with 1tsp balsamic vinegar and 1 tsp of fresh honey
Heat med size sauce pan – medium heat add olive oil sauté shallots
add wine heat until alcohol until evaporated, chicken stock bring to simmer, bay leaf and then reduce by half
while reducing add pinch of garlic then honey and hand crush tomato’s, reduce again. Add a pinch of fat from the meatballs.
add 1 tsp of balsamic 2 min before you are going to serve.
1 pound of organic pork
1 cup fresh bread broken into .5 inch pieces (I did not include this in my balls for the Paleo plan)
1 tsp shallot
3 cloves roasted garlic
1/4 cup of toasted pine nuts
2 tbsp basil
1 tsp thyme
salt and pepper to taste
Loosely mix meat and all ingredients and roll into 1 inch balls
I had bacon fat left over from breakfast and I sautéed the balls in the bacon fat – OHHH YEAH
Once browned I placed in oven at 350 for 20 min.