How to prepare stuffed loin for Christmas


A very own recipe of Christmas dates is the Stuffed loin, since it is delicious and very easy to prepare. It is true that each family can prepare a different recipe, since there are plenty of fillings to prepare the tenderloin tape and make it tender and juicy. In this recipe, we will explain How to prepare stuffed tenderloin for Christmas with cooked ham and cheese.

1 hour Medium difficulty Ingredients:
  • 1 piece of pork loin (1 kg approx.)
  • 150 g sliced ​​ham
  • 150 g sliced ​​cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Aromatic herbs (optional)
  • Wine or beer (optional)
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The first step to prepare the stuffed loin it will be to open the meat to be able to fill it, unless the butcher has done it for us. Remember that you must buy the loin tape as a piece and then make a cut without breaking it. In case you have excess fat, we recommend that you remove it before cutting it.


Once you have the loin tape open, you should salt and pepper it to taste and start placing the slices of ham and cheese to cover the entire inner surface of the loin. There are those who also put sliced ​​bacon or some dried fruit such as plums, raisins, pine nuts ... you can prepare the filling with whatever you prefer.


Once you have finished with the filling, you will have to roll the loin so that it returns to its initial form and then tie it with a thin string or put it in a mesh. Turn it over several times so that it is well secured and knot it tight. In this way, you will prevent the ingredients from leaving the inside when cooking the stuffed loin.


Sprinkle the loin on the outside and place it in a baking tray along with a good stream of olive oil. If you wish, you can also add some herbs to give it flavor as well as some wine or beer, which will make the meat more tender.


With the preheated oven at 180ºC, put the tray and leave it for about an hour and, so that the meat is well browned on both sides, it is recommended that you turn the loin piece after the first half hour.


Other ingredients to put in stuffed loin for Christmas are:

  • Bacon and plums
  • Pineapple
  • Peppers and hard boiled egg
  • Apple

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