Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Pork Mole and Pork Taco's

HEY EVERYONE! Wow! I am so sorry I have been MIA!! Monday was a Holiday so I took the day off to enjoy with my family! And yesterday was my SISTERS GOLDEN BIRTHDAY!! Happy B-day Britty! We had a fun night at California Pizza Kitchen and had to be kicked out because we were there so late! lol No, I'm just kidding, they didn't kick us out, but we were there so late that the staff was eating around us! lol

So I am going to make it up to you with the recipes today! The cook once eat twice meals! I just LOVE these!! So easy and then you don't have to think about what to make the next day!

NIGHT 1:
Pork with Mole Sauce
Grocery List:
1 can (14.5 oz) fire-roasted diced tomatoes
3/4 cup sliced onion
1/4 cup each raisins and toasted, sliced almonds
2 Tbsp each chili powder and sliced garlic
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
One 2 3/4-lb boneless pork loin roast, well trimmed
1 1/2 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped


How to make it:
1. Mix all ingredients except pork and chocolate in a 3-qt or larger slow-cooker. Add pork; spoon some of the tomato mixture over pork.

2. Cover and cook on low 5 to 8 hours until pork is fork-tender. Remove pork to cutting board. Add chocolate to slow-cooker; stir until melted.

3. Transfer about half of the sauce in slow-cooker to a food processor; process until smooth. Stir into remaining sauce in slow-cooker.

4. Cut pork roast in half; wrap and save one half for Pork Tacos recipe. Slice remaining pork. Serve topped with sauce.

nutritional information:
(serves 4)
409cal
16g fat
4g fiber
9 ww points


NIGHT 2:
Pork Taco's
Grocery List:
1 cup salsa verde (green salsa)
1 cup chopped cilantro
3 cups thick shreds cooked pork loin (from Pork with Mole Sauce recipe)
8 corn tortillas (heated according to package directions)
1 cup finely shredded lettuce
1 cup diced tomato


How to make it:
1. Mix salsa and cilantro in a microwave-safe bowl. Add pork; toss. Cover and microwave until hot.

2. To make tacos, fill warmed tortillas with pork mixture, then add lettuce and tomato.

Tip: Avocado wedges with a squeeze of lime are a delicious, easy accompaniment.

nutritional information:
366cal
11g fat
4g fiber
7 ww points

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

how many tacos in a serving?

The Gourmet Momma said...

oh, im sorry! the recipe makes 8 taco's, 2 taco's per serving! :)

Danielle Thompson said...

I love cook once eat twice meals. Perfect for busy mamas. I will look forward to seeing more of these on your website!