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Slow-Cooker Enchilada Pork Tacos with Sweet-Corn Slaw

Blogger Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest makes easy summertime enchilada pork tacos or burritos-your choice-with a sweet summer corn slaw.

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Pork

3
to 4 lb pork shoulder
2
to 3 tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
can (14 oz) diced green chilies
1/2
of a sweet onion, finely diced
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ enchilada sauce

Sweet Summer Corn Slaw

2
ears fresh sweet corn, husks removed
1
tablespoon olive oil
Salt and pepper, to taste
2
cups shredded fresh green cabbage or cabbage slaw
1
jalapeño chile, seeded, diced
Juice of 1 medium lime
2
teaspoons rice vinegar
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro

Tortillas and Additional Fillings

8
to 12 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch), warmed, OR 4 to 6 Old El Paso™ flour tortillas for burritos (8 inch)
Sliced avocado, as desired (for tacos)
1 1/2
cups steamed white rice or Spanish rice, as desired (for burritos)
Cooked black beans, as desired (for burritos)
Cotija or queso fresco cheese, crumbled, as desired (for tacos or burritos)

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • 2 Add Pork ingredients to slow cooker; stir. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours or High heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Meanwhile, make Sweet Summer Corn Slaw. Heat grill on high. Brush corn with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. Wrap corn in 1 layer of foil. Place on grill. Cook 10 minutes, rotating corn 3 times. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer; remove foil, and cook corn 5 minutes longer. Remove corn from grill, and allow to cool 5 minutes. Use sharp knife to cut off corn kernels, and add kernels to medium bowl.
  • 4 To same bowl, add remaining slaw ingredients and a pinch of salt. Toss well; cover and place in the fridge until ready to serve.
  • 5 When pork is cooked and falling apart, remove it from slow cooker, and allow to cool slightly. Shred pork with 2 forks, and drizzle with sauce left in slow cooker.
  • 6 To assemble tacos, place a little warm pork in warmed 6-inch tortilla; top with sliced avocado and slaw. Sprinkle with cheese. Repeat to use remaining 6-inch tortillas.
  • 7 To assemble burritos, heat one 8-inch tortilla at a time in microwave 30 seconds. Working quickly, layer cheese, hot rice, warm pork, black beans and slaw toward 1 end of tortilla. Fold sides over the line of ingredients, and roll up tortilla (try to roll tight). Repeat to use remaining 8-inch tortillas.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Removing the foil from the corn for the last few minutes of grilling helps the corn get a nice smoky grilled flavor, and it leaves delicious charred marks.

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