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Tacos al Pastor in the Slow Cooker  Recipe

Tacos al Pastor in the Slow Cooker

Description

Tacos al pastor don't get any easier than this recipe that slow-cooks pork loin and corn in a flavorful broth of orange juice, pineapple, and chipotle.

Ingredients

  • ½ (3 pound) boneless pork loin, or to taste
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, divided
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can chicken broth
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 small red onion, quartered
  • ¼ cup white vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen corn

Instructions


  1. Season pork loin with salt and pepper and place in a slow cooker.
  2. Puree 1/2 of the pineapple with chicken broth, orange juice, red onion, vinegar, lime juice, chipotle pepper, 1 teaspoon adobo sauce, garlic, chili powder, salt, cumin, garlic salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper, onion powder, and oregano. Pour over the pork. Add remaining pineapple and frozen corn.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours. Shred pork and warm for an additional hour.

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Nutritional Information

Tacos al Pastor in the Slow Cooker

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 285.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 42 %
carbohydrates: 9 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 11 %
sugars:
fat: 16 %
saturated fat: 18 %
cholesterol: 19 %
vitamin a iu: 10 %
niacin equivalents: 64 %
vitamin b6: 32 %
vitamin c: 57 %
folate: 10 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 11 %
magnesium: 15 %
potassium: 17 %
sodium: 50 %
thiamin: 52 %
calories from fat:
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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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