Salads

Erica’s Complete Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Salad (Copycat Recipe)

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We LOVE Cafe Rio and Costa Vida. We have tried and tried to duplicate the Cafe Rio / Costa Vida sweet pork salad.. and tonight.. we nailed it! It was DELICIOUS!! We have tried different sweet pork recipes but something seemed to be missing from each one.. so we combined a few and made our own! I promise, we are VERY VERY picky about our Cafe Rio pork and this tasted EXACTLY like it. We also played around with the rice, the beans, and the ranch. At dinner tonight, we felt like we were having Cafe

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6 large Tortillas (click HERE)
Shredded cheese, Mexican blend
Cafe Rio Rice (click HERE)
Cafe Rio Black Beans (click HERE)
Cafe Rio Sweet Pork (click HERE)
Lettuce (NOT iceberg, use leafy green or Romaine)
Diced tomato, onion, and cilantro (pico de gallo)
Guacamole (click HERE)
Sour cream
Tortilla Strips (click HERE)
Cotija cheese, crumbled (or you can use Parmesan)
Cafe Rio Cilantro Ranch (click HERE)
OR Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette (click HERE)
?Here is how we put it all together: First of all, we bought the aluminum deep-dish pans (they had these at the grocery store, you will know when you see them.. they look JUST like the Cafe Rio tins). Lay a...
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Nutritions

Calories
63

Sodium
3mg
0% DV

Fat
0.59g
0% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
13g
4% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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