Greek kokkinisto (Pork in tomato sauce)


  • Pork 1 kg shoulder with or without bone
  • Potatoes 1 kg
  • Onions 2 items
  • Olive oil 4 tablespoons
  • Margarine 1 1/2 tablespoon
  • Fresh tomatoes 3 items or 1 concasse tin
  • Tomato paste 1 tablespoon dissolved in water
  • Bay leaf 1 item
  • Nutmeg 2 grains
  • Sweet paprika 1 teaspoon
  • Salt - pepper
  • Water
  • Red wine 1/2 cup


Cut the meat into smaller pieces and saute slightly until it absorbs its liquids.When its liquids are absorbed add the margarine and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.Add the onions,saute and add half cup of red wine stirring constantly until it evaporates.Add the paprika,the pepper,the finely chopped tomatoes or the tomato concasse,the the dissolved in lukewarm water tomato paste,the bay leaf,the nutmeg and add lukewarm water until the meat is covered.Turn the heat down to medium low,cover the pan with the lid and let it simmer.Meanwhile peel the potatoes,wash and cut them into thick round slices.Heat some water in a pan,add the potatoes,bring to a boil twice and drain.Place them in a roasting pan,add the remaining 3 tablespoons of olive oil,season with salt and pepper,mix and bake in preheated oven at 180 degrees until brown.When the meat is half baked add the potatoes( add some water if necessary ),cover it with parchment paper and bake until tender.The food should have enough sauce.Serve it warm.

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