Cheesy Pork Loin Casserole

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 30 minutes
  • 4 servings
Cheesy Pork Loin Casserole

This layered casserole is a hearty, satisfying meal. It’s full of melted mozzarella, pork loin, bacon, and mushrooms. It has just the right amount of cheese and meat. You could say it’s an all in one casserole… and one casserole for all.

Ingredients


For the meat:

2 pounds of pork loin, cut into 8 slices
salt
pepper
1 ½ cups of low moisture mozzarella, grated

For the bacon and mushroom mixture:

2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
5 ounces of bacon, cut into lardons
1 onion, diced
2 fresh chilis, chopped
5 ounces of brown mushrooms, chopped
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon turmeric
salt
pepper
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped

Steps

  1. For the meat:

    Place 4 slices of pork loin into a 9-inch long oval baking dish. Season with salt and pepper, then evenly spread half a cup of grated mozzarella over it. Set it aside.

  2. For the bacon and mushroom mixture:

    Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, then add the bacon. Stir until it starts changing color.

  3. Add the onion. Cook and stir until tender. Add the chili and brown mushrooms. Cook and stir for 1 minute or so.
  4. Add the heavy cream, turmeric, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper, stir and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Layer 1/2 of the bacon-veggie mixture into the pork and mozzarella baking dish, add the other 4 pork slices and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Layer the with another half of cup of mozzarella, add the remaining bacon-veggie mixture, and top with the remaining mozzarella. Bake for 50 minutes at 370⁰F/185⁰C.

2 Comments

  1. Simple and my family loved it. Had leftover pork roast I used it had great flavor loved the cheese and kept me on track because it was simple.

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