California Pork Sandwiches

Recipe Ingredients

10 slices sourdough bread or rye bread

4 tablespoons butter, softened

10 large lettuce leaves

2 large oranges, peeled and thinly sliced

1 sweet red bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips

20 thin slices roast pork, about 1 pound

2/3 cup sour cream

2 teaspoons grated onion

1/8 teaspoon garlic salt

3-4 drops hot pepper sauce

1 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced


  1. Spread bread slices with butter; top with 5 lettuce leaves. Arrange orange slices on 5 lettuce-topped bread slices. Top orange with red pepper, then roast pork.
  2. In small bowl stir together sour cream, onion, garlic salt and hot pepper sauce. Spoon about 2 tablespoons sour cream sauce over pork layer on each sandwich; top with remaining lettuce leaves and buttered bread slices.
  3. Garnish each plate with avocado slices.

Serves 5.

Serving Suggestions

This cool sandwich gives a great excuse for making a pork roast the night before. Thinly sliced pork is layered with sliced orange and red pepper and topped with a seasoned sour cream sauce.

Slices of perfectly ripe avocado can be served alongside or on the sandwich. Serve with fresh veggies and dip.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 435 calories Protein 31 grams Fat 23 grams Sodium 1590 milligrams Cholesterol 85 milligrams Saturated Fat 9 grams Carbohydrates 33 grams

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Pork Board -

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