Pork Tacos

7 Jan

I made these today, and they arefar more yummy than I expected. They were very delicious on day 1, but we used the leftovers in another recipe the next night, and this pork was AWESOME on day 2. I will eat this 2 days in a row from now on. I might even make it a day ahead to begin with. Enjoy 🙂

– 2 lbs pork roast
– diced onion
– 1 red pepper, chopped
– 1 can of verde enchilada sauce (or 1 1/2 cups salsa verde)
– 2 tbsp. lime juce
– 1 tsp cumin
– 1/2 tsp salt
– 1/4 tsp white pepper
– 2 tablespoons minced garlic
– 1/4 tsp dried basil
– splash of hot sauce (optional)
– 16 flour tortillas- soft taco size (90 calories each)


1. Place the onion, pepper, salsa verde and lime juice into crockpot.
2. Add pork sirloin.
3. top with all listed spices.
4. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours (until meat shreds easily with a fork)
5. Shred pork with 2 forks.
6. Either use tongs to remove pork for tacos, or, I prefer to place the mixture in a skillet and cook on stovetop until extra juice evaporates. I think it gives better flavor.


Here’s how I topped each taco.

1 tbsp shredded cheddar
1 tbsp sauce (equal parts sour cream and salsa. delicious!)
1 tbsp sour cream

Editors Note: I actually only made 8 tacos with this, and saved the other half of the recipe for another dish the next night. Would make a great BBQ sandwich mixed with spicy bbq sauce. I used it in place of the beef in my nacho recipe from this site. Click here.

8 Servings (2 tacos each):
With Toppings: 470 Calories
Plain: 400 calories

pork taco 1
Pork filling

pork taco 2


4 Responses to “Pork Tacos”

  1. mommysonadiet January 7, 2014 at 10:13 pm #

    Appx 10 weight watchers pp without toppings, 12 with.


  2. Kristen Wright May 20, 2014 at 8:17 pm #

    This is great! We had it on tacos then did make your own nachos (baked!) the following night. I also made it the day before like she recommended. Delish!


    • mommysonadiet May 20, 2014 at 8:21 pm #

      So glad you liked them Kristen! These are absolutely one of my very favorite recipes!



  1. Nachos! | Mommy's on a diet - January 10, 2014

    […] Editors Note: For a different take on this, try the pork version, using the pork from this recipe! Pork Tacos […]


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