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  • 1 - pork tenderloin
  • 1 cups - chicken broth
  • 1 - large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 - green pepper, thinly sliced
  • 7 ounces - can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1 bunches - cilantro, minced
  • Grain Pilaf
  • 1 cups - barley, prepared
  • 2 cups - quinoa, prepared
  • - frozen sweet corn, thawed
  • 1 cans - black beans, rinsed, drained
  • 2 teaspoons - cumin
  • 1 packages - shredded carrots, prepared
  • 2 - limes, juiced
  • Shells
  • 1 boxes - giant pasta shells, prepared
  • - fresh tomato sauce
  • Directions:

    In a crock pot, layer the onion, peppers and adobo sauce. Set to low. In a large skillet, spray Pam and then sear all sides of your tenderloin, liberally seasoned with salt, pepper and cumin. Add tenderloin to your crock pot and cook for 10-12 hours. Shred and mix in cilantro.
    (This can be served by itself over slaw to make a tasty Carnitas Salad).

    Grain Pilaf:
    Combine barley, quinoa, corn, black beans, cumin and carrots. Stir. Pour lime juice over pilaf and serve.

    Pour salsa in bottom of your pan. Stuff shells with a mixture of the grain pilaf and carnitas. Warm in the oven and serve.

    Brief Description

    Giant baked pasta shells stuffed with grain pilaf and carnitas.

    Main Ingredient:

    pork tenderloin and pasta

    Category:  Pasta

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 1 hour(s)
    Cook Time: 10 hour(s)

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    Posted On:

    July 19, 2014

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