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Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos Recipe

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Sometimes I'll substitute Bibb lettuce leaves for the tortillas to make crunchy lettuce wraps, and I find that leftovers are perfect for burritos.—Kathleen Wolf of Naperville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork sirloin roast (2 pounds), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 cups salsa verde
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 10 flour tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Reduced-fat sour cream, thinly sliced green onions, cubed avocado, shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese and chopped tomato, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 taco (calculated without optional toppings) equals 301 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 616 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the first 11 ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Shred pork with two forks. Place about 1/2 cup pork mixture down the center of each tortilla. Serve with toppings if desired. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos in Light & Tasty February/March 2007, p39

Nutritional Facts

1 taco (calculated without optional toppings) equals 301 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 616 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch.

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos(27)

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Reviewed Mar. 16, 2014

This was very good tasting. I could see using this for Panini's or like Cuban sandwiches

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

Especially enjoyed the change of pace with the salsa verde. Apricots didn't over-sweeten it as I was afraid.

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2013

Simple, quick, and inexpensive. My whole family likes. We have not tried it with the apricots.

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2013

This is nice and wonderful.

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Reviewed Oct. 24, 2013 Edited Oct. 28, 2013

This is nice.

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