Pork in Grapefruit BBQ Sauce with Nopalitos

June 18, 2009

Pork in Grapefruit BBQ Sauce with Nopalitos

Philippe, Tucson CSA

This is the recipe that was featured at the solar cooking demo of June 19, 2009

2-3 pounds beef or pork roast
3 nopales, de-spined

BBQ sauce:  Mix together:
1 pint grapefruit marmalade (or you can use apricot preserve instead)
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon mole pipian rojo powder
1 tablespoon olive oil

Cut pork roast in 1 inch slices.
Place meat and BBQ sauce in a slow cooker and cook overnight.  Or cook in solar oven for 4-6 hours at 250 F.
Remove the meat from the cooker and shred with two forks.  Remove fatty bits.
Steam or boil the nopales for 15 minutes.  Drain, rinse, let cool, and cut into small diamond shaped pieces.
Add cooked nopales to meat.
Serve with warm tortillas and rice.

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