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Slow Cooked Shredded Pork Burritos with Green Chile Sauce

Slow Cooked Shredded Pork Burritos with Green Chile Sauce

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Slow cooking is the key to these tender shredded pork burritos...this flavor-packed dish takes just 15 minutes to prep in the morning, and you'll come home to an irresistible dinner.

serves 12 burritos

Ingredients

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  • 1

    tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1

    large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 4

    cloves garlic, minced

  • 2

    jars (16 ounces each ) Pace® Picante Sauce - Medium

  • 1

    cup water

  • 1

    medium red bell pepper, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 8

    green onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1

    bunch fresh cilantroleaves, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1/4

    cup lemon pepper seasoning

  • 1/4

    cup ground cumin

  • 1/4

    cup chili powder

  • 1

    tablespoon lime juice

  • 4

    pounds pork loinroast, netted or tied

  • 1

    can (about 4 ounces) diced green chiles, drained

  • 12

    flour tortilla, warmed

  • 2

    cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese(about 8 ounces)

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How to Make It

Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until they're tender. Stir the picante sauce, water, red pepper, green onions, cilantro, lemon pepper, cumin, chili powder and lime juice in the skillet. Place the pork into a 5-quart slow cooker. Pour the picante sauce mixture over the pork. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours or until the pork is fork-tender. Remove the pork from the cooker to a cutting board and let it stand for 10 minutes. Using 2 forks, shred the pork. Spoon 5 cups picante sauce mixture into a 2-quart saucepan. Stir in the chiles and cook over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook and stir for 15 minutes or until the mixture thickens. Spoon 1 cup pork down the center of each tortilla. Top each with 2 tablespoons green chile sauce. Fold the sides of the tortillas over the filling and then fold up the ends to enclose the filling. Divide the remaining green chile sauce and the cheese over the burritos.
Step 1

Heat the oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook until they're tender. Stir the picante sauce, water, red pepper, green onions, cilantro, lemon pepper, cumin, chili powder and lime juice in the skillet.

Step 2

Place the pork into a 5-quart slow cooker. Pour the picante sauce mixture over the pork.

Step 3

Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours or until the pork is fork-tender.

Step 4

Remove the pork from the cooker to a cutting board and let it stand for 10 minutes. Using 2 forks, shred the pork.

Step 5

Spoon 5 cups picante sauce mixture into a 2-quart saucepan. Stir in the chiles and cook over medium-high heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook and stir for 15 minutes or until the mixture thickens.

Step 6

Spoon 1 cup pork down the center of each tortilla. Top each with 2 tablespoons green chile sauce. Fold the sides of the tortillas over the filling and then fold up the ends to enclose the filling. Divide the remaining green chile sauce and the cheese over the burritos.

Recipe Tips

  • Time-Saving: The recipe may also be cooked on HIGH for 4 to 5 hours.

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  • chris l.

    September 11, 2012

    Slow Cooked Shredded Pork Burritos with Green Chile Sauce

    Very good !!!! Does make a ton.

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  • kpenros1

    March 10, 2012

    Slow Cooked Shredded Pork Burritos with Green Chile Sauce

    I have made this recipe a few times for my boyfriend and I. I've been cutting the recipe in half and we always have a lot of leftovers.

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  • damkma

    December 14, 2011

    Slow Cooked Shredded Pork Burritos with Green Chile Sauce

    This was a huge hit with my husband and parents. It has great flavor and makes a ton!! I will for sure make this again soon. My Mom even wants to me give her the receipe for the meat to use it for her tamales.

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