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Carnitas Gorditas with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

carnitas gorditas with creamy chipotle sauce Entree
Carnitas Gorditas with Creamy Chipotle Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Switch up tradition and use Grands! biscuits to create gorditas. Pork, corn salsa and sour cream with chiles complete the fiesta of flavors. MORE+ LESS-

September 20, 2018
Bake-Off® Contest 47, 2014
Holly Melville
Hesperia, California
Pillsbury Biscuits
Make with
Pillsbury Biscuits

Ingredients

3
tablespoons shortening
1
boneless pork sirloin roast or boneless pork shoulder roast (1 1/2 to 2 lb), trimmed of all visible fat, cut into bite-size pieces
1
bag (12 oz) frozen corn
1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Southern Homestyle refrigerated Buttermilk biscuits (8 biscuits)
1
cup sour cream
2
to 4 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (from 7-oz can), seeded, chopped
3/4
cup salsa or pico de gallo salsa

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Place shortening in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan. Place in oven 2 to 3 minutes or until melted. Stir in pork, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper until coated; spread in single layer. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in center of pork reads 145°F. Remove from oven; keep warm.
  • 2
    Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Spray 2 large cookie sheets with Cooking Spray.
  • 3
    Microwave frozen corn as directed on bag. Cut open bag; set aside.
  • 4
    Separate dough into 8 biscuits; press each biscuit to form 5-inch round. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, changing positions of cookie sheets halfway through baking.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sour cream and chipotle chiles until well blended. In another small bowl, mix corn and salsa.
  • 6
    Spread each biscuit round with 2 tablespoons chipotle sour cream. Top with about 1/3 cup pork and 1/4 cup corn salsa. Serve warm.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
220
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
38%
Saturated Fat
11g
56%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
75mg
25%
Sodium
610mg
25%
Potassium
410mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
36g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
7g
Protein
24g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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