Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Cut the
Pork Tenderloin (1.5 lb)
into 3-inch pieces.
In a medium bowl, combine the
Salt (1/2 Tbsp)
Ground Cumin (1/2 Tbsp)
Chipotle Chili Powder (1/2 Tbsp)
. Add the pieces of pork tenderloin and toss, making sure each piece is well coated in the spice mixture. Cover and refrigerate.
Yellow Onion (1/2)
Garlic (2 cloves)
Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce (1)
Butternut Squash (3 cups)
into ¾-inch cubes. Juice the
In a Dutch oven or large saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon of
Olive Oil (1 Tbsp)
. When hot, add the onions and garlic and sauté for 3 minutes until the onions become translucent and the garlic is fragrant.
Add the chopped chipotle pepper, adobo sauce, lime juice,
Honey (1 1/2 Tbsp)
Canned Tomato Purée (3/4 cup)
Low-Sodium Chicken Stock (3/4 cup)
, and bring the mixture to a boil.
When boiling, add the spice rubbed pork to the sauce and lower to a simmer. Cover and simmer for 1 hour.
Line a baking sheet with parchment or tinfoil and spray it with cooking spray. Briefly set aside. Place the cubed butternut squash in a medium bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of
Olive Oil (1 Tbsp)
Ground Cinnamon (1/2 tsp)
and toss to coat.
Arrange the butternut squash in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. 20 minutes before your pork is done, transfer the butternut squash to the oven and bake for 30 minutes, turning halfway through, until the cubes are very tender.
After 1 hour, use a slotted spoon or tongs to remove your cooked pork from the sauce and place it on a cutting board. Leave the sauce simmering uncovered while you pull your pork.
Using 2 forks, pull, that means shred, your pork.
Return the shredded pork to the sauce and continue cooking uncovered for about five minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Prepare your garnishes. Chop the
Fresh Cilantro (1 bunch)
. Crumble the
Queso Fresco (1 cup)
. Cut the
Limes (to taste)
into wedges. Also, microwave your
Small Flour Tortillas (8)
for about 15-20 seconds just before serving.
Top each tortilla with your chipotle pork and butternut squash. Garnish with fresh cilantro, a generous sprinkling of queso fresco, and fresh lime wedges. Enjoy!