Crockpot Pork Chops

Ingredients 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1-3 tablespoon red chile paste 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 3-5 pounds boneless pork chops (thick cut 1″- 1 1/2″) 1/4 cup cornstarch Directions Add ingredients (except pork chops and corn starch)…

Loaded (Sweet Potato Black Bean, Spinach & Pulled Pork) Enchiladas

2 medium sweet potatoes, microwaved until tender 1 15-ounce can of black beans, drained 1 pound frozen spinach, thawed and drained 1/4 cup salsa 4 cups of pulled pork 8 corn tortillas 1 15-ounce can of enchilada sauce 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 2 green onions thinly sliced. Directions Preheat oven to 350°F. Dice sweet…

Easy Instant Pot BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches

This recipe will yield 8-10 sandwiches or you can do what I like to do: use half of the pork for sandwiches and the other half the next day for enchiladas or another yummy dish. The pork will be juicy and will go great with any dish. Try it! Ingredients For the pork loin 2…

Cuban Sandwich-Cubano

Often times when we make pernil, we have leftover. The perfect recipe ro prepare with leftover pernil is “Un sandwich Cubano” a Cuban Sandwich. Ingredients 1-pound loaf Cuban or Italian bread 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 small clove garlic, crushed 2 tablespoons yellow mustard 8 ounces thinly sliced Swiss cheese, about 10 slices 1…

Mami’s Meatballs

Ingredients 1/2 lb of ground beef 1/2 lb of ground turkey 1/2 sliced white onion 1/2 green and red bell pepper 2 Tbs of tomato paste 1/2 tsp of salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 Tsp of cumin and garlic 1/2 tsp of oregano 1/2 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs 1 egg 1 Tbs of olive…

Pernil

Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 3 tablespoons white vinegar 10 cloves garlic, or more to taste 2 tablespoons dried oregano 1 tablespoon salt 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper 5 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat You can also use 2 cups of sofrito Directions Combine olive oil, vinegar, garlic, oregano, salt, and black pepper…

Mangu & 3 Golpes (Smash Plantain & 3 hits)

This is one of those dishes that are a constant in my home. We might have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner! The 3 hits consist of salami (Dominican Salami), Eggs, and frying cheese. The deal makers of this dish is the pickled onions that go on top. Once you have it, you are sure…

Mami’s Macaroni Salad

Ingredients 16oz of elbow pasta Red, Orange, Green & Yellow bell peppers diced small 2 roman tomatoes diced 1 small red onion diced 1 cup of light mayo 1/8 cup of apple cider vinager 4 Tbs of olive oil 2 tsp salt 1tsp of black pepper 1/2 lb of low sodium deli ham, diced Directions…

Yellow Plantain Balls-Bacon & Chesse

Ingredients 5 strips of cooked bacon 1 ripe yellow plantain 3 cups of water for boiling 2 Tbs of parsley, chopped small 1/4 tsp Black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 3 oz of cheddar cheese cubed 3 Tbs of flour 1 beaten egg 3 Tbs of breadcrumbs 1 cup of oil for frying Directions Boil the…

Air fryer egg rolls

Ingredients 1/2 pound ground pork 1/2 onion 1/2 bag coleslaw mix 4 ounces mushrooms 1 stalk celery 1/2 teaspoon salt egg roll wrappers Directions Heat a skillet over medium heat.Add the ground pork and onion and cook until pork is no longer pink. Add the mushrooms, celery, coleslaw mixture and salt to the skillet. Cook…