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Sweet Pork for Burritos

Sweet Pork for Burritos Recipe

Description

This rich, sweet, and tangy pork recipe cooks up easily in the slow cooker. Serve it with rice and beans or use as a filling for burritos or tacos.

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork shoulder roast
  • 2 cups salsa
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle cola-flavored carbonated beverage
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • ½ (1.27 ounce) packet fajita seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (7 ounce) can chopped green chilies

Instructions

  1. Place pork roast in the crock of a slow cooker, and add 4 cups water. Cook on High for 5 hours.
  2. Remove pork from the slow cooker and drain liquid. Cut the pork into 4 pieces, and set aside. Puree salsa in blender. Combine the pureed salsa, cola, brown sugar, fajita seasoning, taco seasoning, and green chilies in the crock of the slow cooker. Add the pork, and cook on High for an additional 3 hours.
  3. Remove the pork, and shred with 2 forks. Serve.

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Nutritional Information

Sweet Pork for Burritos

Servings Per Recipe: 12
Calories: 355.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 46 %
carbohydrates: 11 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
sugars:
fat: 23 %
saturated fat: 25 %
cholesterol: 24 %
vitamin a iu: 5 %
niacin equivalents: 77 %
vitamin b6: 39 %
vitamin c: 21 %
folate: 2 %
calcium: 6 %
iron: 8 %
magnesium: 13 %
potassium: 17 %
sodium: 29 %
thiamin: 103 %
calories from fat:
percent of calories from carbs:
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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