Slow-Cooker Green Chile Pork Tacos

An authentic filling for tacos, pork tastefully combines with seasoning mix, green chiles and salsa.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 8 hr 25 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
3- to 4-lb boneless pork sirloin roast, netting or string removed
1/4
cup water
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, undrained
2
cups shredded Mexican cheese blend (8 oz)
1
cup Old El Paso® Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
cup fresh cilantro leaves
1
lime, cut into 16 pieces
16
flour tortillas (6 inch)
  • 1 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork roast pieces. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally, until well browned on all sides.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place pork. Add water to skillet; cook over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes, scraping up browned bits. Pour over pork. Top pork with taco seasoning mix and chiles.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Remove pork from cooker to cutting board. Pull pork into bite-size chunks, using 2 forks. Return pork to juices in cooker.
  • 5 Place cheese and salsa in separate serving bowls. On serving platter, arrange cheese, salsa, tomato, cilantro and lime pieces. Warm tortillas as directed on package. Spoon pork onto tortillas, using slotted spoon; top with cheese, tomato, cilantro and salsa. Squeeze lime juice over fillings. Fold tortillas in half over filling.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    580
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    28g
    28%
    (Saturated Fat
    12g,
    12%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    135mg
    135%;
    Sodium
    1310mg
    1310%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    47g
    47%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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