Mini Carnitas Flatbreads with Lime Crema and Corn
ready in 15 minutes
Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Spice Level: Spicy
Cook Within: 4 days
Contains: Milk, Eggs, Wheat
We all know what the classic, go-to pork pizza topping is: those perfectly round, red discs of pure cured meat, pepperoni. (We will also accept sausage as an answer.) But this carnitas flatbread promotes the pig in a whole new way. Ground pork is seasoned with feisty taco seasoning, sweet corn, and garlic. Lime crema on the bottom balances the flavors perfectly. Go-tos, get lost. Tip: Make quick work of mincing garlic by smashing the whole clove with the side of your chef's knife. Then rock the knife back and forth, keeping the tip steady by resting your other hand over the top.
In Your Box (serves 2)
- 12 oz. Ground Pork
- 1 Lime
- 3 oz. Corn Kernels
- 2 fl. oz. Marinara Sauce
- 2 Garlic Cloves
- 1 Tbsp. Taco Seasoning
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Nutrition (per serving) lPEyRDPK
You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- 1 Baking Sheet
- 1 Mixing Bowl
- 1 Large Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using ground beef, follow same instructions.
If using 24 oz. ground pork, follow same instructions, cooking in batches if necessary.
If using ground turkey, follow same instructions as ground pork in Step 2, stirring often and breaking up until beginning to brown and turkey reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 5-6 minutes. Then follow same instructions.
Prepare the Ingredients
Halve lime. Cut one half into wedges and juice the other half.Mince garlic.
Cook the Pork
Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add ground pork to hot pan. Stir often, breaking up into small pieces, until beginning to brown, 3-4 minutes.Add seasoning blend, corn, and garlic. Stir occasionally until no pink remains on pork and pork reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 2-3 minutes.Stir in marinara sauce. Remove from burner.While pork cooks, make crema.
Make the Crema
In a mixing bowl, combine sour cream, 2 tsp. lime juice, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Set aside.
Broil Flatbreads and Finish Dish
Place flatbreads on prepared baking sheet. Place baking sheet under hot broiler. Broil until beginning to brown around edges, 2-3 minutes.Keep an eye on oven as flatbreads may burn easily under broiler.Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping flatbreads with crema, pork mixture, cheese, and crispy jalapeños (to taste). Squeeze lime wedges over to taste. Bon appétit!
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