Pure Comfort Food: Pulled Pork Tacos For A Cool Winter’s Night

Bring a little comfort to your kitchen this holiday season by adding our pulled pork tacos to the menu.

Pulled Pork Tacos
Pulled Pork Tacos
Pulled Pork Tacos
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8servings 30minutes 8 1/2 hours (including slow-cooker time)
Servings Prep Time
8servings 30minutes
Cook Time
8 1/2 hours (including slow-cooker time)
Ingredients
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Instructions
    Pulled Pork Tacos
    1. Dry pork well with paper towels. Combine cumin, oregano, salt and cayenne pepper in a small bowl; rub mixture all over pork. Place pork in slow cooker; add garlic and cinnamon stick. Pour in stock. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours. 
    2. Transfer pork to a cutting board. Use 2 large forks to shred it into bite-size pieces. Remove and discard cinnamon stick from slow cooker and mash garlic into juices. Skim out and discard some of the fat. Add shredded pork, lime zest and juice; stir well. Cover and keep warm.
    Cherry Tomato Salsa Cruda
    1. Cut cherry tomatoes in half. Stir with onion, lime juice and salt in a medium bowl. Let it stand 
for 5 minutes and stir in cilantro.  
    2. Spoon pork into tacos. Top with salsa, avocado and cheese 
(if desired).
    Recipe Notes

    Nutrients per serving: 505 calories, 36 g protein, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 57 g carbs (2 g fibre), 76 mg cholesterol, 794 mg sodium

    Best Health tip: Alternatively, serve half of the pulled pork tonight and stash the rest in the freezer for up to two weeks.

    Originally Published in Best Health Canada