Deconstructed Tamales

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup sofrito sauce
  • 17
    ounces fully cooked pork roast au jus sauce
  • 14 12
    ounces canned tomatoes with garlic or 14 1/2 ounces onions, undrained
  • 1
    (11 1/4 ounce) box , frozen arepas
  • cooking spray
  • 12
    cup Mexican blend cheese, shredded
  • 12
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DIRECTIONS

  • If using frozen sofrito thaw under cool running water, if needed.
  • Remove pork roast from package.
  • Drain(reserve au jus for another use if desired) place pork roast in a large saucepan.
  • Stir in sofrito and tomatoes.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Stir to break up meat.
  • Cook and stir for 7-8 minutes or until throughly heated.
  • Meanwhile, preheat medium fry pan over medium heat, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove pan from heat and spray with cooking spray.
  • Add arepas and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until throughly heated.
  • Transfer arepas to serving platter.
  • Top with pork mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Squeeze a little lime juice over the tamale mixture to add a touch of fresh flavor, if desired.
  • Serve.
  • Enjoy.
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