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Slow-Cooker Pineapple-Pork Tacos

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Slow-Cooker Pineapple-Pork Tacos
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 7 hr 20 min
  • Servings 6
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Give a Mexican standard a Caribbean edge when you fill ready-made taco shells with slow-cooked pork, pineapple, and lime along with traditional fillings.
Updated May 25, 2022

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless pork shoulder roast, trimmed
  • 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
  • 1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, drained
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 box (4.6 oz) Old El Paso™ Crunchy Taco Shells (12 Count)
  • 3/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (3 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 3/4 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup Old El Paso™ salsa
Make With
Make With
Old El Paso

Steps

  • 1
    Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork in slow cooker; sprinkle with taco seasoning mix. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until pork pulls apart easily with fork.
  • 2
    Remove pork from slow cooker; shred pork. Stir into liquid in slow cooker. Stir in pineapple and lime juice.
  • 3
    To serve, divide pork among taco shells (about 1/4 cup each), and top with remaining ingredients.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Use bottled lime juice from the grocery section of the supermarket; it’s more economical than using fresh.
  • tip 2
    When fresh pineapple is in season and budget friendly, use it instead of the canned pineapple.

Nutrition

360 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 21g Protein, 22g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 Tacos
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
9g
44%
Trans Fat
2g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
720mg
30%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
6g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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