Slow-Cooker Pulled-Pork Tacos

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 728 calories
    • Calories 49 calories from fat
    • Fat 40 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 180 mg
    • Sodium 982 mg
    • Protein 47 g
    • Carbohydrate 45 g
    • Sugar 5 g
    • Fiber 9 g

Ingredients

  1. Check 2cups store-bought salsa, plus more for serving
  2. Check 2tablespoons chili powder
  3. Check 2tablespoons dried oregano
  4. Check 2tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  5. Check kosher salt
  6. Check 1 2 1/2-pound boneless pork butt or shoulder, trimmed of excess fat
  7. Check 18 corn tortillas
  8. Check 1/2cup fresh cilantro sprigs
  9. Check 3/4cup sour cream
  10. Check 1 lime, cut into wedges

Directions

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