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A homemade cafe rio sweet pork salad in a metal tin
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5 from 6 votes

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Salad Recipe

The Complete Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Salad Recipe, right at your fingertips! So easy to make at home, and tastes exactly like the popular restaurant version.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Time to Cook Sweet Pork8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican/Spanish
Keyword: Cafe Rio Sweet Pork
Servings: 1 salad
Calories: 783kcal
Author: Erica Walker

Ingredients

  • 1 large flour tortilla <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1/3 cup shredded cheese Mexican blend
  • 1/3 cup cilantro lime rice <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1/3 cup black beans <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1/2 cup Cafe Rio sweet pork <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 2 cups leafy green or Romaine lettuce NOT iceberg, use leafy green or Romaine
  • 1/4 cup pico de gallo <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1/4 cup guacamole <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1/4 cup tortilla strips <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • 1 tablespoon Cotija cheese crumbled
  • 1/4 cup cilantro ranch dressing <<click the link for our homemade recipe
  • OR cilantro lime dressing <<click the link for our homemade recipe

Instructions

  • Lay a tortilla in the bottom of an aluminum tin, a bowl, or plate. Sprinkle cheese on it, and put in the oven at 375 for about 5 min or until the cheese is melted.
    A tortilla with melted cheese on top
  • Remove from oven and add rice, beans, and pork.
    A tortilla filled with cheese, rice, beans, and pork
  • Next add the lettuce. Top with pico de gallo, guacamole, tortilla strips, cilantro, and Cotija cheese.
    A homemade cafe rio sweet pork salad in a metal tin
  • Serve with the cilantro ranch or vinaigrette dressing and enjoy!
    Dressing being poured over a salad

Nutrition

Calories: 783kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1771mg | Potassium: 842mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 9050IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 423mg | Iron: 5mg