Yesterday was one of those days that let you know, right from the start, that winter is just around the corner. It was cold, and it called for a hearty, warming dinner that would fill the house with good, good smells all day long.
Come in slow-cooker and my favourite cut of meat to slow-cook, the humble pork shoulder. I could have made our favourite Slow-Cooked Pork with Apple Gravy, but decided to try something else.
The only thing that makes this “Mexican” is the use of a jar of salsa, but the flavours are nice, and it’s a delicious meal served with tortillas, salad and a dollop of sour cream.
1 – 1.5kg pork shoulder (preferably boneless, but bone-in works just fine)
2 red capsicums, finely sliced
2 medium onions, finely sliced
4 cloves garlic, crushed
375g mild salsa
1 c barbecue sauce
3 t ground cumin
1 t dried oregano
1 t cayenne pepper (use more or less depending on your spicy preferences)
Combine all ingredients, except pork, in the slow cooker. Add pork and mix to coat.
Cook on LOW for eight hours.
Remove the pork from the sauce and shred with two forks; add shredded meat back to the sauce and stir to combine.
Serve hot, with salad ingredients, sour cream and warm tortillas.
(The leftovers are delicious in soft, squishy baps the next day.)
Fun with Food
Fun with Food is a way for you to share your foodie (mis)adventures with other people. You don’t have to be a superb cook, or produce Masterchef-quality plates of food; this will be a place to share new and favourite recipes, meal plans, cooking on a budget, lunchbox ideas, new products, kitchen successes and disasters (because we all have those!) and maybe some handy tips for getting fussy kids to eat their dinner!
The linky will open on a Tuesday and stay open for a week, so I hope you’ll share your kitchen adventures, and be inspired by what other people are doing in the heart of their homes.
Please copy and paste the button below and include it in your foodie post!
By clicking on the link below, you’ll be taken to an external page, where you can enter your link and see who else is linking up. Please take the time to visit them, too!
Powered by Linky Tools
Click here to enter your link and view this Linky Tools list…