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Pulled Pork Tacos

Rated as 4.57 out of 5 Stars

"Slowly cooked, tender spicy pork is shredded and served on tortillas with avocados, green salsa, and sour cream--a feast for a crowd."
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Ingredients

3 h 30 m servings 282 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 tacos)

Directions

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  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the pork in a 4 quart Dutch oven. Combine the tomatoes, onion, apple juice, lime juice, garlic, chili powder and salt in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture over the pork and cover. Bake the roast for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until the pork is very tender.
  2. Remove the pork from the pan and cool slightly. Remove any fat or bones and shred the pork with a fork. Strain the pan juices and return the tomatoes and onions to the Dutch oven. Add the pork to the sauce and mix well. Skim the fat from the pan juices. If the pork is dry, moisten with a little additional juice.
  3. Wrap the tortillas in aluminum foil and heat for about 15 minutes or until warm. Place 1/4 cup meat on each tortilla. Top each taco with avocado slices, tomatillo salsa and a dollop of sour cream.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 282 calories; 17.1 g fat; 20.4 g carbohydrates; 12.6 g protein; 46 mg cholesterol; 229 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Yay! Finally a pulled pork recipe for the oven! These were a huge hit. I didn't have any apple juice so I substituted chicken broth. I first sprinkled the roast with salt and seared it in the ca...

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I did this in the crockpot and we found it to be extremely bland. It wasn't bad, it was just really boring. Nobody disliked it, everyone ate it. This recipe needs lots of spices and garlic. ...

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Yay! Finally a pulled pork recipe for the oven! These were a huge hit. I didn't have any apple juice so I substituted chicken broth. I first sprinkled the roast with salt and seared it in the ca...

Delicious! I used a 3lb pork shoulder plus a pork tenderloin. I also added about 2 tsp of cumin and a doubled the chili powder to increase the heat a bit. I cooked this in the slow cooker for ...

Great and tasty pork tacos. The best thing was that it was super easy to make...just put it in the oven and let it do the work! I used a chipotle cabbage slaw to top it off with and it tasted ...

This pulled pork was just simply AMAZING. I used a pork butt roast because it was what was on sale. I didn't have diced tomato with green chilies, so I used a can of diced tomatoes and chopped o...

This is so easy to make and a party favorite. It called for 3 1/2 hrs. of cooking, but if I had went the time called for it would have been to dry. I did a serving size for 20 and cooked in a ga...

loved it made it two different ways. First we made it the way it calls for and was awesome. Then we made it as a BBQ pulled pork and that was also awesome Thanks

very good!

I have just had this made for me by my Son it was delicious, the whole family cleared the dishes. I will be doing this for an informal dinner party, i know my friends will love it as well.

Used tenderloin and didn't cook it the full 3 hours but it was a huge hit with the family.