Roasted stuffed pork tenderloin with smothered black-eyed pe

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Smoked sausage; (Hillshire Farms)
; sliced in half
; lengthwise, cut
; 1/4-inch slices,
; about 4 cups
2 cups Chopped yellow onion; (1 medium)
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
4 Cloves garlic
4 Bay leaves
5 Sprigs fresh thyme
3 teaspoons Finely chopped parsley
8 cups Chicken stock
1 pounds Black-eyed peas
2 tablespoons Minced garlic
6 ounces Bacon; chopped
½ cup Celery
2 Dozen shucked oysters; chopped and liquid
; reserved
2 cups Left-over crumbled cornbread
1 1/2 cups water; up to 1
¼ cup Chopped green onions; green part only
4 pounds Pork tenderloin; trimmed,
; butterflied and
; pounded 1/2-inch
; thick
1 cup Steen's 100 percent Pure Cane Syrup
1 Sweet potato; peeled, cut into
; curls and fried
; until golden brown

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In a large pot, medium heat, render the sausage for 5 minutes. Stir in the 1 cup of the onions, bay leaves, thyme and parsley. Season with salt and black pepper. Saute for 5 minutes, or until the onions are wilted. Stir in the chicken stock, peas and 1 tablespoon of the garlic. Bring the liquid up to a simmer and cook for 1½ hours, or until the peas are tender. In a large saute pan, over medium heat, render the bacon until crispy, about 6 to 8 minutes. Add the onions and celery. Season with black pepper. Saute for 3 minutes. Add the oysters.

Season with Essence. Saute for 1 minute. Remove from the heat and turn into a mixing bowl. Add the cornbread and reserved oyster liquor. Add the remaining tablespoon of garlic and enough water to moisten the dressing.

Stir in the green onions. Season with Essence and cool completely. Season the tenderloin with Essence. Spread the dressing evenly over the tenderloin. Roll the tenderloin up tightly and tie with butcher's twine the secure the filling. Place the tenderloin on a parchment or waxed paper baking sheet. Brush the tenderloin the cane syrup. Place in the oven and roast for about 35 to 40 minutes for medium. Baste the tenderloin, every 10 minutes with the remaining cane syrup. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before slicing. To serve, spoon the black-eyed peas in the center of each plate. Slice the pork into individual slices and fan around the peas. Garnish with the sweet potato nests.

Yield: 8 to 10 servings

Converted by MC_Buster.

Per serving: 6709 Calories (kcal); 292g Total Fat; (40% calories from fat); 616g Protein; 361g Carbohydrate; 1647mg Cholesterol; 25255mg Sodium Food Exchanges: 20 ½ Grain(Starch); 77 ½ Lean Meat; 7 ½ Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 35 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates Recipe by: EMERIL LIVE SHOW #EMIB84 Converted by MM_Buster v2.0n.

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