Cafe Del Rio Sweet Pork

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"They make their salad, burritos and tacos with this The salad is served in flour taco shell with cilantro rice, black beans, meat, lettuce ,pico, guacamole and their ranch dressing.use the Mexican cola for this if you can"

Original is 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (184.4 g)
  • Calories 415.1
  • Total Fat - 21.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 116.2 mg
  • Sodium - 527.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 23.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.6 g
  • Sugars - 6.2 g
  • Protein - 30.7 g
  • Calcium - 53.6 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 2.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Put everything in crockpot

Step 2

They had more sugar but I'm not , rinse out sauce can with coke cola don't use diet for this

Step 3

Cook on low 8 hours until you can shred pork


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • Look for pork butt roast with some fat for flavor, but not too much.
  • Mexican cola is preferred for this recipe, but any soda will work.

  • Substitute the pork butt roast with a boneless pork shoulder for a leaner cut of meat. This substitution will reduce the fat content of the dish, making it a healthier option.
  • Substitute the cola soda with a sugar-free soda. This substitution will reduce the sugar content of the dish, making it a more diet-friendly option.

Cafe Del Rio Sweet Pork Bowls Replace the taco shells with cooked white rice and serve the pork and other ingredients in a bowl.

Mexican Street Corn: A delicious side dish of grilled corn, mayonnaise, cotija cheese, chili powder, and lime juice. This flavorful side pairs perfectly with the Cafe Del Rio Sweet Pork and adds a nice crunchy texture to the meal.

Black Bean Soup: A hearty and flavorful soup that is perfect for pairing with Mexican Street Corn. This soup is full of black beans, onions, garlic, tomatoes, and spices, making it a flavorful and nutritious addition to the meal. The creamy texture of the soup complements the crunchy texture of the corn, making it a great combination.


Q: Can I use diet coke for this recipe?

A: No, it is best to use regular cola for this recipe. Diet coke does not have enough sugar to give the same flavor.

Q: How long should I cook the dish?

A: The cooking time will depend on the type of dish you are making. Generally, it should take about 30 minutes for most dishes. Be sure to check the recipe for exact cooking times.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: Cafe Del Rio Sweet Pork is a popular dish in Mexico. It is said to have originated in the city of Del Rio, Texas in the early 1900s. It was a favorite among Mexican immigrants and has since become a staple in Mexican cuisine.

FUN FACT 2: This recipe was made famous by actor and singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez. She was known for her love of Mexican cuisine and often featured Cafe Del Rio Sweet Pork in her music videos and performances.