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Super Simple Pork Tacos from the Crock Pot

Trouble free, juicy, Pasture Prime Pork Tacos with only 15 minute preptime.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Author Allison Fishman

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups store-bought salsa plus more for serving.
  • 2 TBSP Chili Powder
  • 2 TBSP Dried Oregano
  • 2 TBSP unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 2-4 LB Pork Butt or Shoulder trimmed of excess fat
  • 18 Corn Tortillas
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Cilantro Sprigs
  • 3/4 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Lime cut into wedges

Instructions

  1. In 4-6 Qt. Slow Cooker, combine the Salsa, chili powder, oregano, cocoa, and 1 tsp salt.
  2. Add pork & turn to coat.
  3. Cook, covered, until the meat is tender and pulls apart easily, on high 4-5 hrs, or low 7-8 Hrs.
  4. Twenty minutes before serving, heat oven to 350 F
  5. Stack tortillas, wrap them in foil, & bake about 15 minutes until warm.
  6. Meanwhile, using 2 forks, shred the pork and stir into the cooking liquid.
  7. Serve with the tortillas, cilantro, sour cream, lime & extra salsa.

Recipe Notes

For a faster version use 2-3 pounds of ground pork. Cook until brown, remove excess fat and combine with spices and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Serve as above.
Garnish with homemade or store-bought guacamole.

Adapted from Real Simple