Seasoned Pork for Sandwiches: Seasonal Chef Recipe

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This quick seasoned pork recipe is a great alternative to use in a hero sandwich or our Seasonal Chef’s Farmers Market Cuban Sandwich. Click this link: to read more about the inspiration behind the sandwich.

Seasoned Pork

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup onion, ¼” diced, about 1 small
  • ½ jalapeno, ribs and seeds removed and finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1.25 lb. organic ground pork; I used *Gaia’s Breath Farm* ground pork
  • 2 teaspoons Zesty Italian Blend; from *Spice Revolution*

Instructions

  1. Over medium high heat saute the onion, jalapeno and garlic with 2 tablespoons of olive oil until golden brown. About 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add the pork and break up with a wooden spoon. Cook until all the pink disappears. Stir in the Zesty Italian and taste for seasoning. Add salt and pepper as needed.
  3. Alternatively you can let the onion mix cool a little and combine with the pork to make small meatballs. Simply place on a foil lined sheet and broil, or fry in a saute pan.
  4. Set aside until you are ready to compose your sandwich.
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Seasoned Pork 

1 cup onion, ¼” diced, about 1 small
½ jalapeno, ribs and seeds removed and finely diced
1 garlic clove, minced
Extra virgin olive oil
Kosher salt
Ground black pepper
1.25 lb. organic ground pork; I used Gaia’s Breath Farm ground pork
2 teaspoons Zesty Italian Blend; from Spice Revolution

1. Over medium high heat saute the onion, jalapeno and garlic with 2 tablespoons of olive oil until golden brown. About 3-5 minutes.
2. Add the pork and break up with a wooden spoon. Cook until all the pink disappears. Stir in the Zesty Italian and taste for seasoning. Add salt and pepper as needed.
3. Alternatively you can let the onion mix cool a little and make the pork in to small meatballs. Simply place on a foil lined sheet and broil, or fry in a saute pan.
4. Set aside until you are ready to compose your sandwich.

Cooks note: Zesty Italian, by Spice Revolution, is a combination of basil, thyme, summer savory, oregano, garlic, marjoram & lemon peel.

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About Author

Seasonal Chef blogger Maria Reina comes to the world of food as a third career, spending a great portion of her adult life in the field of Human Resources. With her private company Bella Cucina Maria she is a personal chef, caterer and recreational cooking class teacher in Westchester. She's an avid food television watcher and cookbook collector, always looking for a new take on a traditional dish. In her free time she loves hanging out at local farmer's markets, chatting it up with the farmers and doing cooking demos with their seasonal ingredients. In addition to her blog, which is loaded with easy recipes, you can follow her on Facebook (Bella Cucina Maria), Twitter (Bellacucinam), Instagram (Bellacucinam) and Pinterest (Bellacucinam).

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