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Rib-Eye Steak
Picante Peach Cobbler
Shredded Pork Burritos With Green Chile Sauce

(Family Features) - When your cowboys and cowgirls come home after riding the range - hungry - do what cowboy cooks have done for generations. Add the tang of tomatoes, the zip of peppers and the sweet heat of onions to perk up any meal.

Put a little salsa in your life and rustle up some of these authentic ranch recipes, which Pace Foods has gathered from real-life chuckwagon cooks from Cheyenne, Wyo., to Fort Worth, Texas, as part of its effort to preserve the heritage of cowboy cooking.

For more great recipes and tips, visit www.pacefoods.com.

Rib-Eye Steak

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 beef rib-eye steaks (about 1 pound each), 1 inch thick
  • 1 24-ounce jar Pace Picante Sauce
  • 1 8-ounce package shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 2 cups)
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 small tomato, chopped (about 1/2 cup)

Preparation
    1. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add steaks and cook about 10 minutes or until medium-rare, turning steaks halfway through cooking.
    2. Add picante sauce and heat to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cook 10 minutes.
    3. Divide cheese between steaks. Cover and cook until cheese melts. Top with onion, pepper and tomato.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cook Time
25 minutes

Serves
Makes 4 servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
Inspired from a recipe by J. Arthur Garcia, Two Circle G Chuckwagon, Lubbock, Texas

Picante Peach Cobbler

Description
Inspired from a Tomato Cobbler recipe by Daryle Hester, 2H Hester's Chuckwagon, Fort Worth, Texas

Ingredients
  • 1 24-ounce jar Pace Picante Sauce
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 29-ounce can cling peach halves, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 15-ounce package refrigerated pie crust (1 crust)

Preparation
    1. Mix picante sauce, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt in 3-quart saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils. Reduce heat to low. Cook and stir 2 minutes more or until mixture thickens. Stir in peaches. Remove from heat and let cool. Pour mixture into 9-inch deep-dish pie plate.
    2. Heat oven to 400°F. Let pie crust stand at room temperature 15 minutes or until it's easy to handle. Gently put the pie crust over the sauce mixture; crimp or roll edges to seal. Cut slits in crust with knife.
    3. Bake 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Serve warm.

Preparation Time
10 minutes

Cooling and Setting Time
Stand: 15 minutes

Bake Time
40 minutes

Cook Time
10 minutes

Serves
Makes: 8 servings

Shredded Pork Burritos With Green Chile Sauce

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 16-ounce jar Pace Medium Chunky Salsa
  • 1 16-ounce jar Pace Mild Chunky Salsa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 8 green onions, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup lemon pepper seasoning
  • 1/4 cup ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 4-pound boneless pork loin roast, netted or tied
  • 1 4-ounce can Pace Diced Green Chiles
  • 12 10-inch flour tortillas, warmed
  • 1 8-ounce package shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 2 cups)

Preparation
    1. Heat oil in 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook until tender. Stir the salsa, water, red pepper, green onions, cilantro, lemon pepper, cumin, chili powder and lime juice into the skillet.
    2. Put roast into 5-quart slow cooker. Pour salsa mixture over roast.
    3. Cover and cook on low 8 to 10 hours or until meat is fork-tender.
    4. Remove roast; place on cutting board and let stand 10 minutes. Use two forks to shred pork.
    5. Spoon 5 cups salsa mixture from cooker into 2-quart saucepan. Stir in chiles. Cook over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook and stir 15 minutes or until mixture thickens.
    6. Spoon 1 cup shredded pork down center of each tortilla. Top with 2 tablespoons green chile sauce. Fold sides of tortilla over and then fold up ends to enclose filling. Divide remaining green chile sauce and cheese over burritos.

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cook Time
8 to 10 hours Stand time: 10 minutes

Serves
Makes 12 burritos

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
Inspired from a recipe by Barbara Kennedy, Cowgirls Forever Chuckwagon, Desert Hills, Ariz.

SOURCE: Pace


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