Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Cafe Rio-style Sweet Pork salad

Sweet Pork
4 lbs pork roast
12 oz tomato sauce
3 tsp minced garlic
2 c brown sugar
3 tsp cumin
12 oz coke or Dr. Pepper ( I use caffeine free)
4 TBSP molasses
½ tsp salt
Combine in crockpot and cook 10 hours on low
Remove and shred
Add: ½ juices from roast
4 oz. green salsa verde (Herdez brand)
4 drops Tabasco sauce (opt.)

Lime Rice
2 T butter
1 ¼ cups rice
2 ¼ cups chicken broth or Water and bullion
¾ t. salt Pepper to taste
Juice and zest of 1 lime
2 t chopped cilantro
1/8 t. cumin
In pot melt butter, fry rice for 2 minutes. Add liquid and other ingredients. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and cook until rice is tender approx. 20 mins

Creamy Cilantro Dressing
1 pkg. buttermilk ranch dressing (dry)
½ cup sour cream
½ cup mayo
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup fresh cilantro (chop after measuring)
1 t. minced garlic
½ t. garlic
2 T fresh lime juice
1/8 t. cumin
1 T. sugar
Opt. ¼ t. cayenne pepper
A few drops Tabasco sauce
Blend in blender until smooth

Marie’s Pico de Gallo
Tomatoes (unpeeled)
Onions Cilantro – chopped
Lime juice

Black beans
Parmesean cheese
Tortilla strips
Tortillas and cheese

1 comment:

Katrina said...

i want to make this, but there are so many random ingredients i dont have.