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Peachy Pork Picante

A little spicy and a little sweet, this pork dish is full of flavor.
Peachy Pork Picante Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. boneless pork loin, cut into ¾” cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 8 oz. chunky salsa
  • 1/3 cup peach preserves
  • Rice (optional)
Peachy Pork Picante Recipe

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. boneless pork loin, cut into ¾” cubes
  • 2 Tbsp. taco seasoning
  • 2 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 8 oz. chunky salsa
  • 1/3 cup peach preserves
  • Rice (optional)

Recipe Directions:

  1. Coat pork cubes with taco seasoning.
  2. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add pork and cook to brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add salsa and preserves to pan, lower heat, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve over rice, if desired.

Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub

This herb-seasoned pork loin roast makes for a savory and satisfying main course.
Boneless Pork Loin Chops

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. boneless pork loin roast
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
Boneless Pork Loin Chops

Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. boneless pork loin roast
  • 2 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp. dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt

Recipe Directions

  1. Pat pork dry with paper towel.
  2. In a small bowl, mix all rub ingredients together until well-combined and apply to all surfaces of the roast.
  3. Place roast in a shallow pan and roast in a 350°F oven for 1 hour (20 minutes per pound), until internal temperature on a meat thermometer reaches 145°F.
  4. Remove roast from oven; let rest about 10 minutes before slicing to serve.

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Southwestern Pork and Bean Soup

Just a handful of ingredients gets you a deliciously hearty and spicy soup.
Southwestern Pork and Bean Soup

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork chops (diced)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 14.5 ounces chicken broth
  • 15 ounces chopped tomatoes (Mexican-style)
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
Southwestern Pork and Bean Soup

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 boneless pork chops (diced)
  • 1/2 onion (chopped)
  • 14.5 ounces chicken broth
  • 15 ounces chopped tomatoes (Mexican-style)
  • 15 ounces pinto beans (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Recipe Directions

  1. In deep saucepan, brown pork with onion; stir in remaining ingredients, bring to a boil, lower heat, cover and simmer 10-15 minutes.

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Sweet Fire Porterhouse Pork Chops

Sweet meets heat with flavorful pork chops covered in a chipotle, orange zest and garlic rub.
Sweet Fire Porterhouse Pork Chops

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 porterhouse bone-in loin pork chops, about ¾” thick
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ tsp. ground chipotle chile
  • 1½ tsp. coarse salt
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup honey
Sweet Fire Porterhouse Pork Chops

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 porterhouse bone-in loin pork chops, about ¾” thick
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1½ tsp. ground chipotle chile
  • 1½ tsp. coarse salt
  • Zest of 1 large orange
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • ⅓ cup honey

Recipe Directions

  1. In a small bowl, stir together oil, ground chipotle, salt, orange zest and garlic into a paste.
  2. Using a rubber spatula, spread chipotle mixture over both sides of pork. Let stand for 15-30 minutes.
  3. Heat grill to medium-hot. Place chops on grill and close lid.
  4. Grill over direct heat, turning once, about 4-5 minutes per side, until the internal temperature of the pork reaches between 145°F (medium-rare) and 160°F (medium) on a meat thermometer.
  5. During the last 2 minutes, brush chops on both sides with honey.
  6. Remove from grill and let rest for 3 minutes.

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