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Slow-Cooker Green Chile Pork Tacos

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8
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An authentic filling for tacos, pork tastefully combines with seasoning mix, green chiles and salsa.

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3- to 4-lb boneless pork sirloin roast, netting or string removed
1/4
cup water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles, undrained
2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup fresh cilantro leaves
1
lime, cut into 16 pieces
16
flour tortillas (6 inch)

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork roast pieces. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally, until well browned on all sides.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. Add water to skillet; cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, scraping up browned bits. Pour over pork. Top pork with taco seasoning mix and chiles.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Remove pork from cooker to cutting board. Pull pork into bite-size chunks, using 2 forks. Return pork to juices in cooker.
  • 5 Place cheese and salsa in separate serving bowls. On serving platter, arrange cheese, salsa, tomato, cilantro and lime pieces. Warm tortillas as directed on package. Spoon pork onto tortillas, using slotted spoon; top with cheese, tomato, cilantro and salsa. Squeeze lime juice over fillings. Fold tortillas in half over filling.

Expert Tips

For spicier tacos, chop 1 or 2 jalapeño chiles and add to the pork with the taco seasoning and green chiles.

Serve with Spanish rice and hot cheese-topped refried beans.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
580
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
28g
44%
Saturated Fat
12g
58%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
1310mg
55%
Potassium
590mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
47g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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