Southwestern Shredded Pork Sandwiches Dinner

Make weeknight dinner fast and easy. Here's a main course recipe and three suggestions for rounding it out into a complete meal. Find out how to effortlessly dress up starters, sides, and desserts to fit the meal's main course.

The Menu

  • Shredded Pork Sandwiches (see recipe below)
  • Citrus Chipotle Salad
  • Cumin Black Beans
  • Corny Rice

Shredded Pork Sandwiches are a quick and easy dinner once the pork is cooked. The meal gets a real Southwestern flair from Citrus Chipotle Salad, Cumin Black Beans, and Corny Rice. If this dinner sounds appealing to you, but you don't have time to cook the pork, pick up a package of precooked barbecue and make everything else.

Shredded Pork Sandwiches

Shredded Pork Sandwiches recipe

Citrus Chipotle Salad

Segment 1 part oranges and grapefruits into a bowl. Drain juice and save. Mix 1 part juice with 3 parts olive oil, add a dash of chipotle hot pepper sauce, and shake well. Toss citrus with thin slices of jicama and diced avocado; gently toss with dressing.

Cumin Black Beans

In a small skillet, saute a small diced onion in oil. Add ground cumin; cook 5-6 minutes until soft. Stir in a can of black beans. Cook 5 minutes more. Mash beans with a potato masher if desired.

Corny Rice

Stir drained canned corn into hot rice.

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