"The pork roast can be cooked and shredded a day ahead. Simply reheat it before serving. I like to offer a variety of toppings for these tostadas, such as shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, grated cheese, salsa, and light sour cream." --CL Reader
1 tablespoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 (1 1/2-pound) boneless pork loin roast, trimmed
3 cups chopped yellow onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
1/2 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 cup green salsa
1/2 cup diced red apple
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
How to Make It
Preheat oven to 350°.
To prepare pork, combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Rub pork loin with pepper mixture. Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until meat thermometer registers 155°; cool and shred with 2 forks.
To prepare salsa, heat a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 2 minutes; add red bell pepper and next 5 ingredients (bell pepper through green salsa). Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes. Stir in apple and cilantro, and cook 5 minutes.
Warm tortillas according to package directions. Place 1/2 cup pork and 1/2 cup salsa on each tortilla; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cheese and top with desired toppings.