Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos Author: Canadian Living Credits: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Start the ingredients in the slow cooker in the morning so dinner simmers during the day. With garnishes set out on the table, everyone can assemble his or her own taco as desired. This is a great meal when kids want to invite friends for supper.

  • Portion size 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 lbs boneless pork shoulder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 onions finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh coriander
  • 1/4 cup minced parsley
  • 16 taco shells
Garnishes:
  • 2 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup light sour cream

Method

Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. In large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown pork all over. Transfer to slow cooker.

Add onions, garlic and chili powder to Dutch oven; fry, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 4 minutes.

Add chicken stock, stirring to scrape up brown bits from bottom of pan; scrape into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 10 hours or until pork is tender.

Transfer pork to cutting board. Trim off excess fat; with 2 forks, shred pork. Return pork to slow cooker.

Add corn, salsa and tomato paste. Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes or until thickened. Stir in coriander. Serve in bowl along with basket of taco shells for everyone to spoon mixture into.

Garnishes: Serve lettuce, tomatoes cheese and sour cream in separate small bowls for everyone to garnish tacos.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 8 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 766 mg
  • Protein 67 g
  • Calories 719.0
  • Total fat 37 g
  • Cholesterol 191 mg
  • Saturated fat 12 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 35.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 34.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 22.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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