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Pork Verde and Lime Dressing

Author The Food Nanny

Ingredients

Lime Ranch Dressing

  • 1 pkg Hidden Valley Ranch Buttermilk Dressing
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 matillos peeled and cut into pieces
  • ½ bunch cilantro leaves only cleaned and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lime, zest & juice
  • 1 jalapeno pepper chopped Use the seeds if you like extra heat. Go easy according to your taste.

Sweet Pork

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork roast
  • Garlic salt to taste
  • 12 oz. Coca Cola (not diet)
  • 8 oz. salsa- or everyday salsa page 227
  • 1 cup brown sugar

Instructions

Lime Ranch Dressing

  1. Empty the buttermilk packet into a food processor or blender. Add the buttermilk, mayonnaise, tomatillos, cilantro, garlic, zest, and juice of one lime and the jalapeno. Mix until well blended.
  2. Keep refrigerated until ready to use. Severe at room temperature.

Sweet Pork

  1. Place the roast in a crock-pot and sprinkle generously with garlic salt. Pour in enough water just to cover the roast. Cook on high for 3½ hours.
  2. Drain all the water off the roast and divide the roast into 4 sections.
  3. Use an immersion blender or regular blender to mix the coke, salsa and brown sugar together until smooth. Pour over roast and continue to cook on high for another 1½ hours.
  4. Shred pork with fork.
  5. Pour the Lime Ranch Dressing over the pork and enjoy with rice beans; or make Tacos, Burritos or a Sweet Pork Salad.