Thursday, March 17, 2016

Italian Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

Italian Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese
2 slices sour dough
2 Tbsp butter, for bread
6oz pulled pork mix
4 oz fresh mozzarella, sliced
2 sprigs of basil, leaves only
Salt and pepper
 Butter one side of bread.  Spread pork mix on one piece of bread. Layer basil leaves. Layer mozzarella. Season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining piece of bread. Toast until warmed through and crispy. Serve and enjoy.

Pulled Pork
1lbs Pork Butt
16oz stewed tomatoes
10 garlic cloves
½ tsp red pepper flake
1 tsp fennel seed
2 sprigs fresh basil
½ tbsp kosher salt
1 tsp ground black pepper
8oz tomato paste

Combine all ingredients in crock pot, except for the tomato paste. Cook in crock pot for 12hrs until fork tender. Remove pork from liquid and rest for 20 minutes. Shred pork and set aside. Using immersion blender, blend remaining liquid with tomato paste. Combine pork, tomato sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Chill.

Tomato Cucumber Salad
3 plum tomatoes, diced
1 English cucumber, diced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp fresh dill, chopped
1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
½ tbsp fresh chives, chopped
1 tsp roasted garlic paste
2 dashes tobasco
Salt and pepper, to taste

Combine and serve.

Created By Chef James Bingham