Cooking with pork offers different avenues to create a balanced and nutritious meal. By utilizing pork in the kitchen, the opportunities are endless when it comes to creating delicious dishes that can fit your needs. Whether you are looking to experiment with more flavors, need a quick protein on the go, looking for a lean protein option, and more, pork cuts offer many ways to fit your cooking needs.
Specifically, pork can be the game-changer when it comes to tailgating on the weekends or for when you are hosting the watch party for your favorite team.
Growing up in Texas, football season is in a league of its own. We all grow up under the stadium lights cheering on our team to victory. However, another, and possibly everyone’s most favorite part, are the delicious appetizers and meals that are cooked up in the process. It is time to fire up those grills and get creative in the kitchen as you prepare to cheer your favorite team to victory.
Before you get too excited, be sure to remember the proper pork cooking techniques. When cooking pork this season (and any others), be sure to cook all fresh cuts to an internal temperature of 145 degrees Fahrenheit followed by a three-minute rest. These cuts include pork chops, pork roasts, tenderloin, and pork loin. Get more information about cooking pork.
It is time to make the most out of your meals with pork this fall season. As we reach the heat of the football season, let us give you a few ideas pork inspired recipes that that are full of Texas flavors. You will want to add these to the menu!
Carnitas Stuffed Poblano Peppers
Ready to kick everything up a notch? These carnitas stuffed peppers are sure to add the just the flavor you have been looking for. Get ready to spice up your weekend with this pork themed recipe! View the recipe now.
Adobo Air Fried Pork Chop Sliders
We all know that sliders are a key plate when it comes to watching the big game! In just 30 minutes, you can have the perfect game time snack full of flavor. These pork inspired sliders are sure to be a hit. Ready to see for yourself? View the recipe now.
Did you know that 3 ounces of pork loin provides 22 grams of protein? In fact, boneless pork sirloin or pork tenderloin are certified heart healthy. Talk about being packed with nutrition. These pork tostadas allow you to make the most out of your left-over pork loin while adding tasty spices and toppings. View the recipe now.
Coffee-Rubbed Ribs on Crostini
It is safe to say BBQ is BIG here in Texas. Paired with your favorite football team on the weekends, makes it that much better. Get ready to try a new appetizer these coffee-rubbed ribs! View the recipe now.