Alex Roberts

Warm beets and tart grapefruit come together in this bright winter salad from Alex Roberts, chef of Alma in Minneapolis.
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On Man vs. Food and Man vs. Food Nation, Adam Richman travels around the US eating huge quantities of hearty food. One of his favorite dishes, the Caribbean-style pork roast at Minneapolis’s Brasa, is as filling as anything he eats on TV. Served with a citrusy mojo and a garlicky cilantro mayonnaise, it’s a great dish for a crowd. Slideshow: More Delicious Pork Roast Recipes 
Alex Roberts learned the secret to great soffritto—an aromatic vegetable mixture used as a base for many Italian soups and sauces—while traveling through Tuscany. "The trick is to cook it really slow—otherwise the vegetables scorch," he says. This year, he asked his father to grow some ají dulce peppers, which he will add to the soffritto at his new restaurant, the Creole- and Caribbean-influenced Brasa Rotisserie. More Healthy Vegetable Dishes
Versions of this delicious mayonnaise-based cilantro sauce are served all over Latin America with roasted meats, like Adam Richman’s Pork Shoulder Roast with Citrus Mojo and Green SauceMore Recipes Featuring Cilantro