Slow-Cooker Barbecued Pulled-Pork Fajitas

Kick up traditional pulled barbecued pork and give it a Mexican twist with salsa, chili powder and cumin.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 10 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

2
1/2-pound pork boneless loin roast, trimmed of fat
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
2
cups barbecue sauce
3/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
tablespoon chili powder
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
bag (1 pound) frozen stir-fry bell peppers and onions
1/2
teaspoon salt
18
flour tortillas (8 to 10 inches in diameter)
Shredded cheese, if desired
Guacamole, if desired
Sour cream, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Place pork in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Place onion on top. Mix barbecue sauce, salsa, chili powder and cumin; pour over pork and onion.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Stir in stir-fry vegetables and salt. Increase heat setting to high. Cover and cook 30 minutes or until mixture is hot and vegetables are tender.
  • 4 Using slotted spoon to remove pork mixture from cooker, fill each tortilla with 1/2 cup pork mixture. Fold one end of tortilla up about 1 inch over filling; fold right and left sides over folded end, overlapping. Fold remaining end down. Serve with cheese, guacamole and sour cream.
  • 1 Place pork in 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Place onion on top. Mix barbecue sauce, salsa, chili powder and cumin; pour over pork and onion.
  • 2 Cover and cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 3 Remove pork from cooker; place on cutting board. Shred pork, using 2 forks. Return pork to cooker and mix well. Stir in stir-fry vegetables and salt. Increase heat setting to high. Cover and cook 30 minutes or until mixture is hot and vegetables are tender.
  • 4 Using slotted spoon to remove pork mixture from cooker, fill each tortilla with 1/2 cup pork mixture. Fold one end of tortilla up about 1 inch over filling; fold right and left sides over folded end, overlapping. Fold remaining end down. Serve with cheese, guacamole and sour cream.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You can use a 2 1/2-pound beef boneless chuck roast instead of the pork roast.

Leftover shredded pork can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 4 days or frozen up to 4 months.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Fajita
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
620mg
620%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.