Pork & Peppercorn Tagliatelle

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recipe by Octopus Publishing https://octopusbooks.co.uk/

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This quick and easy pork tagliatelle recipe is creamy and full of flavor. Plump, apple-scented raisins combine with mildly peppery green peppercorns in this fresh, tasty pasta dish.

recipe updated Jun 12, 2020


  • Pork tenderloin icon
    Pork tenderloin
    1 slice
  • Onion icon
    2 (280g)
  • Apple juice icon
    Apple juice
    6 tbsp (89ml)
  • Salt icon
    as needed
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Tagliatelle icon
    340g (about 3ΒΌ cups)
  • Raisins icon
    4 tbsp (41g)
  • Brandy icon
    4 tbsp (59ml)
  • White wine icon
    White wine
    10 tbsp (148ml)
  • Rosemary icon
    1 tsp (1g)
  • Green peppercorns icon
    Green peppercorns
    13 tbsp (83g)
  • Juniper berries icon
    Juniper berries
  • Single cream icon
    Single cream
    2 cups (480ml)


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Saucepan
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet

Step preview

  1. Add salt and water to a clean saucepan
  2. Boil
  3. Add tagliatelle to the pasta
  4. Cook until al dente
  5. Add olive oil to a clean large cast iron skillet
  6. Heat
  7. Add pork tenderloin to the large cast iron skillet
  8. Brown - 2 min
  9. Transfer content of large cast iron skillet to plate then set aside
  10. Add onion to the large cast iron skillet
  11. Cook - 5 min
  12. Add garlic clove to the large cast iron skillet
  13. Fry until softened - 1 min
  14. Add brandy, white wine, raisins, apple juice, green peppercorns and juniper berries to the large cast iron skillet
  15. Boil - 2 min, high heat
  16. Reduce heat
  17. Stir single cream into the large cast iron skillet
  18. Simmer - 5 min
  19. Transfer meat to large cast iron skillet
  20. Cook until cooked through - 5 min
  21. Drain pasta
  22. Transfer pasta to large cast iron skillet
  23. Mix
  24. Serve
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