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Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

1 review

You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favorite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas with your favorite toppings. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Slow-Cooker Chipotle Pork Chops

4 reviews

I love the tender texture of pork chops made in the slow cooker! The flavor of this sauce is similar...


Spicy Stuffed Banana Peppers

Banana peppers can be very tricky: Sometimes they are hot and sometimes they are not. If you want to be...


Pork Chile Verde

19 reviews

Pork slowly stews with jalapenos, onion, green enchilada sauce and spices in this flavor-packed Mexican dish. It's wonderful on its...


Pasta with Chorizo and Spinach

6 reviews

This zippy entree from Athena Russell of Florence, South Carolina looks and tastes special, but it’s a cinch to make....

Low & Slow Pork Verde

6 reviews

My family loves this versatile pork dish. We like to have it over a serving of cheesy grits, but it...


Pressure-Cooker Easy Pork Posole

5 reviews

Looking for a meal in a bowl? Sit down to a Mexican classic full of cubed pork, sliced sausage. hominy...

Salsa Skillet Pork Chops

9 reviews

There's nothing better than turning out a super-quick skillet supper that totally delivers on a meal that'll please the whole...


Western Ribs

3 reviews

I reach for this recipe whenever I crave ribs. Everyday ingredients really perk up store-bought barbecue sauce.


Spicy Pork Chili with White Beans

4 reviews

This chili, loaded with white beans and cubes of pork, has plenty of bite. But if it’s not spicy enough...


Easy Cheesy Loaded Grits

9 reviews

A tasty bowl of grits inspired me to develop my own recipe with sausage, green chiles and cheeses. It just...

Pizza Quesadillas

9 reviews

When my husband and I needed a quick meal, I fixed this recipe using leftover ingredients. Unlike traditional Mexican quesadillas,...


Spanish Rice with Bacon

1 review

In Siloam Springs, Arkansas, David Bias adds bacon to this zippy rice dish for a flavorful change of pace. "Being...


Spanish Pork Steaks

3 reviews

When I lived on a farm where we prepared our own meat, this recipe was used quite often. Now my...


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Arroz con Gandules (Rice with Pigeon Peas)

Feed a crowd with this authentic arroz con gandules recipe, which was handed down to me from my mom. It's...


Super-Duper Chili

15 reviews

No one ever guesses the "secret ingredient" in this recipe that I created. A can of mushroom soup is what...

Ham & Cheese Grits Casserole

11 reviews

My book club ladies often ask me to bring “those grits.” I'd tell you how to store them, but I...


Pressure Cooker Hearty Pork & Black Bean Nachos

2 reviews

My husband and I are both graduate students right now, so we don't have a lot of time to cook...


Omelet Tortilla Wrap

1 review

“Here’s a hearty, better-for-you breakfast that can be eaten right
out of hand. Kids just love it.”
Ingrid...


Carne Guisada

13 reviews

While living away from Texas for a while, my boyfriend and I grew homesick for the spicy flavors of home....


Mexican Chorizo and Corn Soup

8 reviews

This filling soup is fantastic when you need to warm up on a blustery day! If you want a chowder...


Braised Pork with Tomatillos

4 reviews

A pork braise is a sure way to make people’s mouths water. The tomatillos in this dish offer a subtle...


Chicken Wrapped in Bacon

4 reviews

My husband and I like chicken and spicy food. This dish can be adapted to any degree of heat by...


Spicy Cheeseburger Soup

43 reviews

This creamy and spicy cheeseburger soup brings my family to the table in a hurry. I love the warming zip...

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Pressure Cooker Mexican Carnitas

Carnitas are small pieces of crisp pork that are very popular in Mexico. The secret to this recipe is the...


Zippy Pork Chili

4 reviews

In addition to eating this chili the traditional way (with a spoon!), my family likes to scoop bites onto tortilla...


Slow-Cooker Pork Pozole

7 reviews

I make this heartwarming stew with pork ribs and hominy often. It's a filling recipe of lightly spiced comfort. —Genie...


Slow-Cooker Spicy Pork Chili

12 reviews

Tender pork adds extra heartiness to this slow-cooked chili. You can use pork tenderloin, boneless pork roast or boneless pork...


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Easy Tamale Pie

5 reviews

My whole family really enjoys Mexican food. When I'm in a hurry, I make this zippy deep-dish pie. It always...


Chorizo Scalloped Potato Casserole

4 reviews

Here's a scrumptious new take on scalloped potatoes and ham. This rich dish uses chorizo and Mexican cheese blend to...