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Sweet Pork Barbacoa (Yet Another Cafe Rio Copycat)

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“It's been such a long time since I enjoyed a meal at Cafe Rio, I honestly can't remember if this even resembles the sweet pork there. However, it is very tasty and great for a crowd.”
10hrs 20mins

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  1. Spray crock pot with Pam and place pork roast inside. Mix remaining ingredients until sugar has dissolved. Pour over roast and cook on low until pork can be shredded with a fork (8-10 hours). The finished meat/liquid mixture can be frozen for later use.
  2. My favorite way to put this meal together is as follows: make a bed of delicious cilantro lime rice (#310516) on a plate. Top with a scoop of black beans and a scoop of sweet pork. Cover with romaine lettuce and drizzle with equal parts Ranch dressing and salsa verde on top.

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