16 Tasty Recipes for October National Pork Month
October is National Pork Month and a great time to try out some new recipes using this very versatile meat. Pork is the world’s most widely eaten meat representing 42% of the meat consumed, according to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service. The top five most popular pork products include ham, sausage, bacon, lunchmeat (excluding ham) and pork chops. Try one or all of these pork recipes before the month is over!
- Getting a meal on the table for the family is a breeze with these Slow Cooker Cranberry Chipotle Pulled Pork Sandwiches.
- Skip the wait for pizza delivery and make quick and easy Sausage Calzones
- This Shortcut Sausage Stuffing beats out-of-the-box mixes, and is ready for eating alongside the big bird in less than one hour.
- Thin pork chops topped with a quick pan sauce make a fast Pork Piccata dinner for busy nights.
- Chilies bring up the heat in this delicious Cheesy Spinach and Bacon Dip.
- Take your family’s breakfast up a notch with this easy-to-assemble Spinach and Ham Breakfast Bake.
- This All-in-One Pork Chop Dinner helps you get a delicious meal on the table in minutes.
- When you need a quick grab and go breakfast, try an Uncured Canadian Bacon and Three Cheese Burrito.
- Try out a new flavor of lasagna with Ham and Asparagus Lasagna in a creamy cheese sauce.
- So many favorite flavors come together in this Sky High Macaroni, Corn and Bacon Pie.
- Bundled in a foil pack and baked or grilled, these Southwest Pork Chop Foil Packets make dinnertime and cleanup a breeze.
- Pineapple and ham lend an island mood to this easy-to-prepare, pizza-like Savory Hawaiian Waffle.
- Cheese, Ham and Olive Swirls make a great snack or easy appetizer everyone is sure to love.
- If yo’re looking for a light salad, but don’t want to be longing for more, this Bacon Pear Salad fits the bill.
- A warm and hearty Cheese Ravioli Soup with Italian Sausage and Baby Arugula is perfect for cool Autumn nights.
- Flaky phyllo crust and a flavor-boosting mushroom gravy give this Phyllo Pork Tenderloin Roll an upgrade.
Always remember to cook pork to the the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommended internal temperature of 145° F to ensure flavorful and tender pork on the plate.
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