Monday, February 6, 2012

Slow Cooker Pork Tacos

From the encouragement of this little lady, I decided to share with you today one of my favorite & EASIEST recipes.  Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos.

  • 2 cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 4 to 5 chipotles in adobo sauce (less if you are not into spicy)
  • 1/2 medium white onion, roughly chopped
  • 1.5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoons dried oregano, preferably Mexican
  • 1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2-3 large tomatoes, chopped or 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 2 pounds boneless pork roast (untrimmed)
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • Corn tortillas, warmed, for serving
  • Assorted taco toppings, for garnish (chopped radish, feta, cilantro, & avocado are what I like to use)

Dump all the ingredients (sans tortillas & toppings) into a crockpot & cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.  When done, shred pork (it should pull apart VERY easily).  Warm tortillas according to package directions or over a gas burner, assemble tacos & top with your favorite toppings!

and for a little variation....

Shredded Pork Quesadillas!

Take leftover shredded pork & create a yummy quesadilla with whole wheat tortillas, spinach, tomato, Monterrey jack + feta cheeses & mushroom.  Easy Peasy.


Sarah B. said...

This looks delicious!! And I love using the crockpot - perfect! :)

Teaka said...

oh yum yum! I know my husband would love this recipe. I'm going to have to try it soon! :D