Greek-Style Braised Pork with Leeks

Greek-Style Braised Pork with Leeks

Servings 8 servings
Calories 320kcal


  • 3 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 lb pork shoulder whole
  • 2 lb leek
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 14 ½ oz tomato diced, no added salt
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • ½ cup chicken broth low salt
  • 1 tsp bay leaf dried
  • 1 tsp oregano dried


  • Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and heat oven to 325°.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat until just smoking.
  • Brown half of pork on all sides, about 8 minutes; transfer to bowl.
  • Repeat with 1 tablespoon oil and remaining pork; transfer to bowl.
  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil, leeks, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper to fat left in pot and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until softened and lightly browned, 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Stir in tomatoes and their juice, scraping up any browned bits, and cook until tomato liquid is nearly evaporated, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Stir in wine, broth, bay leaf, and pork with any accumulated juices and bring to simmer.
  • Cover, transfer pot to oven, and cook until pork is tender and falls apart when prodded with fork, 1 to 1½ hours.
  • Discard bay leaf.
  • Stir in oregano and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve.


Nutrition Facts
Greek-Style Braised Pork with Leeks
Amount Per Serving (329 g)
Calories 320 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3.5g22%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 135mg6%
Potassium 628mg18%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 25g50%
Calcium 96mg10%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.



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