Slow Cooker

Carne Asada Pork Tacos

with peppers and lime crema

Prep & Cook Time: 60+ min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat

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In Your Box (serves 6)

  • 24 oz. Boneless Pork Shoulder Roast
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    18 Small Flour Tortillas
  • 12 oz. Pepper and Onion Mix
  • 2 Limes
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    3 oz. Sour Cream
  • ¼ cup Tomato Paste
  • Info
    6 tsp. Beef Flavor Demi-Glace Concentrate
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    1 oz. Queso Fresco
  • 2 Tbsp. Fajita Seasoning
  • ¼ oz. Cilantro
Contains: Sulfites
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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare Ingredients

    Pat pork shoulder dry.

    Place slow cooker liner in slow cooker, if desired. Fold top edges in before putting on lid.

    In a clean slow cooker, combine beef demi-glace, pepper and onion mix, 1 cup water, fajita seasoning, and tomato paste until paste is incorporated.

    Top with pork shoulder. Season with 3/4 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper.

  2. 2

    Cook the Meal

    Turn slow cooker on to low heat. Cover, and cook until pork shoulder reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 6-8 hours.

  3. 3

    Shred the Meat

    After meal cooks, carefully, shred pork shoulder in slow cooker into bite-sized pieces.

    Cover again, and keep on low heat until ready to serve.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Coarsely chop cilantro (no need to stem).

    Halve limes. Cut two halves into wedges and juice the other halves.

    In a mixing bowl, combine 1 Tbsp. lime juice and sour cream.

    Wrap tortillas in a damp paper towel and microwave until warm, 30-60 seconds.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, filling tortillas with pork mixture, and topping with crema, cilantro, and queso fresco (crumbling with your hands if needed). Bon appétit!

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