Margarita Pork Heroes
This recipe for spicy pork sandwiches makes enough to satisfy a hungry crowd.
Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise:
1 whole garlic bulb
2 cups mayonnaise
Hot pepper sauce, to taste
1 recipe for Margarita Pork Roast, thinly sliced
1 pound Pepper-Jack cheese, thinly sliced
6 ripe tomatoes, cored and thinly sliced
Curly endive, radishes, watercress (garnish)
12 to 15 sandwich buns
- For Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Carefully slice about 1/2 inch off the top of whole garlic bulb, exposing cloves. Place on 8-inch square of aluminum foil; drizzle with a little olive oil and seal package. Roast for 30 to 45 minutes, until garlic is soft. Squeeze garlic from cloves to stir into 2 cups prepared mayonnaise; season to taste with hot pepper sauce. Makes 2 cups, about 16 servings.
- To serve cold: Arrange sliced pork, cheese and tomatoes attractively on serving platter; garnish. Arrange sandwich buns in napkin-lined basket. Place Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise in small serving bowl.
- To serve warm: Heat broiler. Top bottoms of buns with pork and cheese; broil to melt cheese. Remove from broiler and top with tomatoes and tops of sandwich buns; serve with Roasted Garlic Mayonnaise.
Makes 12 to 15 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.