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Slow-Cooker Mexican Pork Tacos

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 5 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 8

Pillsbury™ biscuits make great soft taco shells when cooked in the skillet. ...MORE+ LESS-

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
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup vegetable oil
Salsa, shredded lettuce and shredded Mexican cheese blend, if desired

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • Get as creative as you like with the toppings on these tacos. Diced green chiles, taco sauce and shredded cabbage all make great additions.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
810
Calories from Fat
410
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45g
70%
Saturated Fat
14g
70%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
105mg
35%
Sodium
1240mg
52%
Potassium
450mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
58g
19%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
11g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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