South-of-the-Border Pork Sandwiches

Taco mix and enchilada sauce kick it up a notch in the slow cooker for pork sandwiches with a taste for adventure.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 9 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

1
boneless pork shoulder roast (2 lb), well trimmed
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups thinly sliced, halved sweet onion
1
can (10 oz) enchilada sauce
1
package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix
12
sandwich buns, split

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Steps

  • 1 Sprinkle pork roast with salt and pepper. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place roast and onion.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 40 minutes before serving, with slotted spoon, remove pork roast and onion from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Discard liquid in slow cooker. With 2 forks, shred pork; return pork and onion to slow cooker.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together enchilada sauce and taco seasoning mix. Stir mixture into pork and onion in slow cooker.
  • 5 Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Spoon mixture evenly into buns.
  • 1 Sprinkle pork roast with salt and pepper. In 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, place roast and onion.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 9 hours.
  • 3 About 40 minutes before serving, with slotted spoon, remove pork roast and onion from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Discard liquid in slow cooker. With 2 forks, shred pork; return pork and onion to slow cooker.
  • 4 In small bowl, stir together enchilada sauce and taco seasoning mix. Stir mixture into pork and onion in slow cooker.
  • 5 Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 30 minutes longer or until thoroughly heated. Spoon mixture evenly into buns.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Sprinkle these Mexican-style sandwiches with shredded Mexican or taco-flavored cheese and all your favorite taco toppings, such as lettuce, avocado or tomatoes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
700mg
700%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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