Thursday, March 8, 2012

Southwest Pork Salads w/ Avocado Ranch Dressing

2-3 lb. boneless pork roast
1 tsp of the following: cumin, chili powder, onion powder, & garlic powder
salt and pepper to flavor
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 can lemon-lime soda or 1 cup of water

Place roast in slow cooker. Sprinkle the spices and brown sugar over the roast, and pour the water or soda around the roast. Cook on low for 7-9 hours.

1 can black beans
1 can corn, drained
3/4 cup chunky salsa

Avocado Ranch Dressing-
1 cup ranch dressing
1 avocado

tortilla chips
shredded cheese
1 can sliced olives

Once the pork has cooked for about 6-7 hours shred it. Add the black beans, corn, and salsa. Cover and cook 30 more minutes on high. While that is cooking combine the ranch dressing with the mashed avocado. For salad: layer pork, black beans, chips, lettuce, cheese, and olives in any order desired. Pour avocado ranch over the salads and sprinkle with chopped cilantro if desired.

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