A smoky bacon wrap keeps lean pork loin moist and juicy while pineapple adds a flavorful twist to the mole.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pork loin roast (3 lb.)
6 slices OSCAR MAYER Bacon, cut in half
1/2 pineapple, cut lengthwise in half, peeled and cored
1 can (15 oz.) diced tomatoes, drained
1/3 cup KRAFT Original Barbecue Sauce
3 ancho chile s, stemmed, seeded and hydrated
2 guajillo chiles, stemmed, seeded and hydrated
1 apple, peeled, coarsely chopped
1 oz. (1 small cone) piloncillo (Mexican brown loaf sugar), coarsely chopped
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Cook roast in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until evenly browned on all sides, turning occasionally; transfer to roasting pan sprayed with cooking spray. Top with bacon, overlapping slices as necessary to cover top of roast. Bake 1 hour or until roast is done (145ºF).
Meanwhile, cut 1 pineapple wedge into 12 pieces; reserve for later use. Chop remaining pineapple; place in blender. Add remaining ingredients; blend until smooth. Pour into saucepan. Bring to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer on low heat 20 min., stirring occasionally.
Place roast on cutting board. Tent with foil; let stand 5 min. Meanwhile, cook pineapple wedges in skillet on medium heat 5 min. or until evenly browned, turning frequently.
Slice roast. Serve with the pineapple wedges and mole sauce.
Refrigerate any leftovers. Chop meat and pineapple, then toss with leftover mole sauce. Reheat, then serve wrapped in warmed flour tortillas.
Substitute 2 Tbsp. dark brown sugar for the piloncillo.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 13g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.