Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos


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Check out this sample recipe from the Slow Cooker Clean Eating Family Plan. Prepare Italian Pork Shoulder one night and serve half with a quick and easy side dish. Save the remaining pork to repurpose later in the week in this super fast recipe for Pork Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw. With the help of our meal plan writers’ creativity, you’ll never serve boring leftovers two nights in a row again.

Italian Pork Shoulder
  • 4 lb boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1½ teaspoons dried oregano
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Anaheim peppers, seeded and sliced*
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. Season pork with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  3. Add pork; cook 5 minutes per side or until browned.
  4. Remove from heat and transfer to a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker.
  5. Add parsley, oregano, garlic, broth, vinegar, peppers and crushed red pepper flakes to slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on Low 6 to 8 hours or until pork is tender. Serve half of pork, and reserve remaining half for Pork Tacos.
  7. *Note: Green bell peppers may be substituted for Anaheim peppers if desired.

Pork Tacos with Cilantro-Lime Slaw

12 (6-inch) corn tortillas

2 cups tricolor slaw mix

2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves

1½ tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon salt

Leftover Italian Pork Shoulder

  1. Heat tortillas according to package instructions.
  2. Combine slaw mix, cilantro, lime juice, oil, cumin and salt in a medium bowl; toss to coat.
  3. Gently warm pork in microwave or warm oven; shred with 2 forks.
  4. Arrange pork in tortillas; top with slaw.

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3 thoughts on “Slow-Cooker Pork Tacos

  1. waited4ever

    I made this yesterday, put it in crock pot and it was ready when I got home from work. It was great. Now later in the week to try the tacos.

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