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Spicy Pulled Pork Baked Taquitos with Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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630
Calories
26 g
Total Fat
8 g
Dietary Fiber
42 g
Protein
55 g
Total Carbs
 Spicy Pulled Pork Baked Taquitos with Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce

I was looking to create something with lots of layers of flavors and textures, and I wanted to pair it with a dipping sauce that would complement the spice and soothe the palate. I had so much fun playing with textures, flavors and snacking on the delicious California Avocado sauces that I made. ASouthernFairyTale.com

Ingredients

Serves: 10
  (15-oz.) can black beans, drained
  (15.25-oz.) can kernel corn, drained
  Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork (see make-ahead recipe below)
20    flour tortillas
cups  mixed blend cheese
  As needed  cooking spray
  As needed  Kosher salt, to taste
  As needed  Cool Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce (see make-ahead recipe below)
    Spicy Slow cooker Pulled Pork
  medium yellow onion, sliced
2 1/2  lb.  pork tenderloin
  (10-oz.) can diced tomatoes and green chiles with lime and cilantro, drained
Tbsp.  chili powder
1/4  cup  cumin
Tbsp.  packed brown sugar
tsp.  cayenne
Tbsp.  garlic salt
oz.  dark Mexican beer
    Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce
  ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded
1/2  cup  sour cream
1/4  cup  cilantro
  lime, juiced (about 3 Tbsp.)
1/2    jalapeno, seeded and with ribs removed
  As needed  Pinch of cumin
1/2  tsp.  kosher salt

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Add the beans and corn into the cooker with the Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork and simmer over low heat while the oven heats up and you prep the tortillas and cheese.
  3. Grab a tortilla, and place a bit of cheese on it. Place some spicy pulled pork on the tortilla; tight roll the tortilla and place seam side down in your greased baking dish.
  4. Repeat this until your baking dish is full.
  5. Bake in the oven about 20 minutes, or until the taquitos are golden brown and crisp.
  6. Remove from oven and cut rolls in half. Serve warm with Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce.

Note: Tortillas are tricky. If you have good tortillas, they will roll with no issue. Some tortillas need to be warmed up with a damp paper towel before rolling.

2. Add the beans and corn into the cooker with the Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork and simmer over low heat while the oven heats up and you prep the tortillas and cheese.
3. Grab a tortilla, and place a bit of cheese on it. Place some spicy pulled pork on the tortilla; tight roll the tortilla and place seam side down in your greased baking dish.
4. Repeat this until your baking dish is full.
5. Bake in the oven about 20 minutes, or until the taquitos are golden brown and crisp.
6. Remove from oven and cut rolls in half. Serve warm with Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce.
Note: Tortillas are tricky. If you have good tortillas, they will roll with no issue. Some tortillas need to be warmed up with a damp paper towel before rolling.Preheat oven to Add the beans and corn into the cooker with the Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork and simmer over low heat while the oven heats up and you prep the tortillas and cheese.

Spicy Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Instructions

  1. Place the onion in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  2. Place the pork tenderloin on top of the onion.
  3. Pour in the drained tomatoes and chiles with cilantro and lime.
  4. In a small bowl mix together the chili powder, cumin, brown sugar, cayenne and garlic salt. Pour mixture over the roast in the slow cooker.
  5. Dump the beer over the mixture in the slow cooker and mix the tenderloin around, until you feel it has been well coated.
  6. Set your slow cooker to cook on low for 8 hours.
  7. At about 6 hours, if you’re home, shred the pork with a couple of forks, and drain off any excess liquid, if necessary.

Cool California Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce Instructions

  1. Put all the ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth. Chill until ready to use.

Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly. As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.

Copyright © 2013, Rachel Matthews

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 630
Total Fat 26 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 10 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 mg
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 42 g
Total Carbs 55 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 1340 mg
Potassium 870 mg
Total Sugar 8 g

Vitamin A 1376 IU; Vitamin C 11 mg; Calcium 404 mg; Iron 6.8 mg; Vitamin D 18 IU; Folate 127 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.22 g

% Daily Value*: Total Fat 40%; Vitamin A 30%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 40%; Iron 40%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Recipe by Rachel Matthews of www.asouthernfairytale.com for the California Avocado Commission.

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