- 2 medium white onions, finely chopped
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup plus 1/3 cup dry red wine
- 3/4 cup raspberry vinegar
- Eight 4-ounce pork loin medallions
- Freshly ground pepper
- 1 teaspoon minced rosemary
- 8 very thin slices of pancetta
- 2 tablespoons pure olive oil
- 8 garlic cloves
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1 1/2 cups beef stock
- In a saucepan, cook the onions over low heat with the butter and sugar until caramelized, 30 minutes.
- Add 3/4 cup of the wine along with the raspberry vinegar and boil until the liquid is syrupy, 8 minutes.
- Season with salt.
- Meanwhile, season the pork with salt and pepper; sprinkle with the rosemary.
- Top each medallion with a slice of pancetta and tie together with string.
- In a skillet, heat the oil and garlic. Add the pork, pancetta side down, and cook over moderately high heat until browned, 3 minutes.
- Reduce the heat to moderate, turn the medallions and cook until just cooked through, 3 minutes.
- Transfer to a platter and tent with foil. Discard the garlic.
- Add the remaining 1/3 cup of wine and the balsamic vinegar to the skillet and boil, scraping up the browned bits, until reduced by half, 2 minutes.
- Add the stock and simmer until reduced to 2/3 cup, 5 minutes.
- Stir in any pork juices and season with salt and pepper.
- Remove the string and set the pork on plates. Serve with the onion marmalade and sauce.
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