Pork Loin (Porchetta) with Fiery Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Type of recipe
Serving size
6 - 8
Cooking time
2 hours 20 minutes
Ingredient(s)
1 (3 to 4 lb.) pork loin, cut jelly roll style
2 c. water
½ c. kosher salt
½ c. brown sugar
5 cloves garlic, crushed
1 T. whole peppercorns
4½ c. apple cider
2½ cups red grape juice
¼ c. extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
1 lb. ground pork
1 T. sage, chopped
2 T. fennel seeds
2 T. rosemary
1 T. basil, dried
1 T. thyme, dried
½ tsp. salt
2 T. black pepper
5 cloves garlic, minced
¼ c. pine nuts, toasted and ground (optional)
2 eggs, beaten
1 (12 ounce) jar roasted red peppers, cut into strips
1 c. sugar
2 T. crushed red pepper flakes for heat
2 cloves garlic, crushed