Tacos al Pastor

Today is Taco Tuesday! These tasty Tacos al Pastor are so simple to make. I shared a recipe for Tacos al Pastor made in a slow-cooker a few years ago and decided to make one for the stove top… although the original al Pastor is pork that is made on a spit-grill, I don’t have one of those, so I cut a pork tenderloin into chunks then braise them in a pineapple-lime broth until they fall apart. Once shredded they fit perfectly into soft corn tortillas. With the addition of sliced red onion, fresh cilantro and shredded cotija cheese these Tacos al Pastor are ready-to-eat!

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Roasted Corn, Aged Cheddar & Bacon Flatbreads

Way back in the Fall of 2019 (seems like so long ago…) we went to Seasons 52 for Happy Hour and enjoyed a Corn & Bacon Flatbread they had on the menu… I’ve been thinking of making this at home ever since…It served as a very quick and tasty lunch…omit the bacon if you’re not a fan – maybe substitute thin red onion which will add a wonderful flavor…

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Sunkist Salad

A local country club has a salad on their menu that I have ordered more than anything else on their menu…it’s just so good! Mixed greens combine with crispy coconut shrimp, fresh strawberries & mandarin oranges along with heart-healthy walnuts and a raspberry vinaigrette drizzled on top makes every bite so delicious. We no longer belong to the club but I still make it at home – and it’s even better…

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Shrimp Pad Thai

Pad Thai is so good! It is a stir-fried rice noodle dish commonly served in Thailand as part of the country’s cuisine. It is typically made with rice noodles and veggies along with either chicken, beef or shrimp. I made today’s quick stir fry with shrimp in about 20 minutes – so it’s perfect for either a quick lunch or dinner…

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