Slow-Cooker Mexican Pork Tacos

Pillsbury® biscuits make great soft taco shells when cooked in the skillet.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 5 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1
boneless pork shoulder (3 lb)
1
can (10 oz) Old El Paso™ red enchilada sauce
2
cans (16.3 oz each) Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated original biscuits (16 biscuits total)
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup vegetable oil
Salsa, shredded lettuce and shredded Mexican cheese blend, if desired
  • 1 Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle taco seasoning mix over pork shoulder, pressing to coat. Place pork in cooker. Top with enchilada sauce.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 5 to 6 hours or until tender.
  • 3 During last 20 minutes of cooking, make taco shells: Separate dough into 16 biscuits. Sprinkle flour on work surface; press or roll each biscuit to form 6-inch round. In 12-inch skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil over medium-high heat. Add 2 biscuit rounds to skillet; cook 1 minute on each side or until light golden brown. Repeat with remaining biscuit rounds, adding more oil as needed.
  • 4 Remove pork from slow cooker; shred meat with fork, discarding fat. Place shredded pork in large bowl. Strain sauce. Add 1 cup of the strained sauce. Stir well. Spoon pork mixture into taco shells. Top with salsa, lettuce and cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    840
    (
    Calories from Fat
    450),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    50g
    50%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    Trans Fat
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    110mg
    110%;
    Sodium
    1490mg
    1490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    56g
    56%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    42g
    42%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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