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pound of ground pastured pork on a white plate

Marinated Ground Pork Recipe

Preparation of ground pork in a simple, properly acidic marinade to ensure safety and optimal digestibility.

Course Main Course
Keyword easy, simple, traditional
Prep Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 313 kcal
Author Sarah Pope



  1. Mix ground pork with lemon juice and liquid whey in a glass bowl.

  2. Leave uncovered in the refrigerator for at least one hour and up to 8 hours.

  3. Remove the bowl from the refrigerator and pat the ground pork dry with a clean cotton dishtowel. No need to rinse before drying, but you can if you like.

  4. Finish preparation of the desired dish by adding herbs, sea salt, and/or pepper. Cook as desired in the oven, on the grill, or a frypan on the stovetop.

  5. Refrigerate leftovers of marinated and cooked ground pork in a glass dish with a secure lid for up to four days.

Nutrition Facts
Marinated Ground Pork Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 313 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 64mg3%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.