Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tacos

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What could be easier than throwing some pork, spices, and an onion into a slow cooker? The smell will tantalize everyone in your household all day and you’ll probably have leftovers to use in other dishes during the workweek. This is also a low-maintenance dish perfect for serving at dinner parties.

—  Shelby Kinnaird 

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8
Servings
338
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Pounds pork loin roast
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic pepper or freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 medium onion, cut into eight wedges
  • Homemade Corn Tortillas
  • Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Directions

Slice roast into 1½-inch slices, the cut each slice in half. Add to slow-cooker along with garlic pepper and oregano. Toss to get some of the spice mixture on all pieces of pork. Place onion wedges on top of pork.

Cook on low setting until meat is very tender, about 6 hours. Discard onion and shred pork. Serve with Homemade Corn Tortillas and Roasted Tomatillo Salsa.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
119mg
40%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
50g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
8µg
1%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
50mg
5%
Choline, total
172mg
40%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
48mg
15%
Niacin
18mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
484mg
69%
Selenium, Se
69µg
100%
Sodium, Na
147mg
10%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
1µg
7%
Water
108g
4%
Zinc, Zn
4mg
50%

Slow Cooker Shopping Tip

Try to create a balanced meal when shopping: look for a starch, a protein, and some greens.

Slow Cooker Cooking Tip

When preparing meals try to avoid repetition of similar foods and flavors - aim for variety in textures, colors, and cooking methods.