SAVORY BROWN SUGAR PORK MAC & CHEESE
PREP TIME: 15 Minutes
COOK TIME: 45 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 Hatfield® Savory Brown Sugar Pork Loin Filet
  • 1 lb elbow macaroni
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 2 cups whole milk, warm
  • 1 lb shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Place pork loin in shallow roasting pan. Cover with foil and bake for 25 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake for additional 10 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145°
  • Remove loin from pan and let it rest for five minutes, then cut into cubes.
  • While loin is cooking, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until tender.
  • In another pot, over medium heat, whisk together butter and flour. Cook for a minute or two, until flour begins to brown, then slowly and steadily whisk in milk.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook until steaming.
  • Stir in most of the cheese (saving some for garnish) and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add pasta into the sauce and stir until well coated.
  • Spoon into bowls, top with pork, and garnish with remaining cheese.

 

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SOUTHWEST TEXAS SMOKEHOUSE NACHOS
PREP TIME: 20 Minutes
COOK TIME: 10 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 8


Ingredients:

  • 1 Hatfield® Texas Smokehouse Dry Rub Seasoned Loin Filet
  • 2 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 bag your favorite tortilla chips
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 2 ears corn, roasted or grilled in husk and kernels removed
  • 1 Jalapeño, charred, seeded, and finely diced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ small red onion, finely diced
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 8 oz goat cheese, crumbled

 

Directions:

  • Heat oil in a medium sauté pan over high heat. Add loin filet to pan. Sear on all sides until brown, then continue cooking to medium doneness or when instant read thermometer inserted to the thickest part of the pork reads 145°F, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Transfer to a cutting board and rest for 10 minutes, then slice thinly.
  • Meanwhile, combine avocado, corn, jalapeño, lime juice, onion, and olive oil in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then fold in half your cilantro.
  • Arrange tortilla chips on a large platter in a single layer. Top with avocado corn relish, sliced pork, crumbled goat cheese, and cilantro.

 

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GROUND PORK EMPANADAS
PREP TIME: 25 Minutes
COOK TIME: 15 Minutes

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 package frozen puff pastry dough (thawed)
  • 1 pack Recipe Essentials Blended Mild Taco Seasoned Ground Pork
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
  • 2 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ c. chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ c. cream cheese
  • ¼ c. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 egg plus 1 Tbsp. water

 

Directions:

  • In a medium sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic. Cook until tender and fragrant.
  • Add the pork and cook until no longer pink and browned. Add the chicken stock and simmer until liquid has evaporated.
  • Remove from the heat and add the cream cheese and Monterey jack cheese.
  • To make the empanadas, preheat oven to 350°
  • On a floured surface, place one sheet of puff pastry. Roll the puff pastry sheet out to be slightly larger (12×18).
  • Using a round cutter (3 to 4 inches); cut into 8 rounds.
  • Place 1 tablespoon of filling into each round. Using your finger, dip into water and go around the edge of the circle. Fold in half to make a moon shape and to seal crimp the edges with a fork.
  • Place the empanadas on a prepared baking sheet with cooking spray. Whisk together one egg and water and brush over the empanadas. Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve with salsa or avocado crème.

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CHORIZO CHEESE DIP
PREP TIME: 25 Minutes
COOK TIME: 35 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 10

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Hatfield® Recipe Essentials® Chorizo
  • Ground Sausage
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups chopped white onion
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 (10 ½ oz) can diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1/3 cup sliced scallions, divided
  • A dash of salt

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a sauté pan over medium high heat, cook sausage, stirring and breaking up with a spoon. Cook until sausage is fully browned, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Heat oil in another sauté pan over medium heat. Add onion, thyme, and salt. Lower hear to medium low and cook until onions become soft and caramelized, about 15 minutes. Set aside.
  • Place cream cheese in a large bowl and mix until smooth. Add mozzarella, caramelized onion, lime juice, diced tomatoes, and about 2/3 of the scallions. Mix well, then gently fold in chorizo.
  • Spoon mixture into greased baking dish. Place dish on a baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes, or until dip is golden and bubbly.
  • Serve with tortilla chips or sliced baguette.

 

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BACON-WRAPPED TATER TOTS
PREP TIME: 40 Minutes
COOK TIME: 30 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 6

Ingredients:

  • 20 slices Hatfield® Extra Thick Cut Cherrywood Smoked Bacon, halved
  • 1 bag tater tots, about 40 pieces

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Cook bacon for 10 minutes. Cool before wrapping tater tot.
  • Place tater tot on end of ½ strip of bacon and wrap around tot.
  • Cut any excess bacon off, secure with toothpick, and place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven for 15 minutes or until bacon is crisp.

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ASIAN PORK MEATBALLS
PREP TIME: 20 Minutes
COOK TIME: 30 Minutes
SERVING SIZE: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 lb. Hatfield® Recipe Essentials® Ground Pork
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • Your favorite sweet and sour sauce

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Combine first eight ingredients in a bowl. Gently stir until ingredients are well mixed.
  • Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  • Divide the mixture into 20 portions, roll into ball shape.
  • Place meatballs on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Internal temperature reached 165°F.
  • Toss the meatballs in sweet and sour sauce. Serve with rice.

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