Cotechino con Lenticchie e Salsa Verde

Poached Pork Sausage with Lentils and Salsa Verde

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    (Makes two 23- to 26 centimeter 9- to 10 inch -long sausages)
    • Difficulty

      Medium

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Cotechino is a cooked salame or pork sausage that originated in Modena and more generally throughout Emilia-Romagna. The sausage is made from the pig shoulder and the skin (cotenna), which is ground, seasoned with spices such as cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg, and stuffed into beef casings. The cotechino is poached in an aromatic broth or court bouillon, and traditionally served with lentils and a spicy condiment such as mostarda, salsa verde, or a re