Main Dishes

Arepas with Mexican Pulled Pork

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I have been dying to attempt to make Arepas for a long time! I saw them on a cooking show a while back and thought now those seem easy enough and delicious!!!! Whats an arepa? Precooked corn meal, water, salt and shredded Mexican cheese formed into a patty then browned on each side. To build this amazing Mexican style sandwich, I made an incredible pulled pork with a roasted chili sauce. To go along with it, and machete extra messy, some guacamole and diced red onion. The end result was amazing!

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5-6 lb pork shoulder
1 large yellow onion, quartered
1 cup water
1/2 cup sofrito
1 poblano, stem removed
2 jalapeno, stem removed
2 tomatoes, halved
2 cans mild green chili enchilada sauce
3 garlic cloves
cilantro
1- 24 oz bag precooked white cornmeal
1 Tbsp salt
6 cups warm water
1 1/2 cups shredded Mexican cheese
4 ripe avocados
1 lime
1 red onion, fine dice
salt, pepper, garlic powder
olive oil
butter
Start with the pork since thats going to take a while to cook. Preheat your oven to 300 degrees. Season the pork all around with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Heat an oven-safe large heavy pan over...
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Nutritions

Calories
700

Sodium
1235mg
51% DV

Fat
33g
51% DV

Protein
45g
90% DV

Carbs
31g
10% DV

Fiber
11g
44% DV