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Pulled-Pork Tacos

Kan Kanbayashi
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 4 hrs, 15 mins
Yield

Makes 6 servings (serving size: 3 tacos)

Ingredients

  • 2 cups bottled salsa, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 (2 1/2-pound) boneless pork butt or shoulder, trimmed
  • 18 corn tortillas
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro sprigs
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 574
  • fat 21 g
  • satfat 8 g
  • monofat 8 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 43 g
  • carbohydrate 54 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 126 mg
  • iron 4 mg
  • sodium 818 mg
  • calcium 123 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 5 ingredients (through salt) in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Add the pork, and turn to coat.

  2. Cook pork, covered, on high for 4–5 hours or on low for 7–8 hours, or until the meat is tender and pulls apart easily.

  3. Preheat oven to 350° 20 minutes before serving. Stack the tortillas, and wrap in foil. Bake for 15 minutes or until warm.

  4. Shred the pork with 2 forks, and stir meat into the cooking liquid. Serve shredded pork with warm tortillas, cilantro, sour cream, lime, and extra salsa.

adapted from Real Simple