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Pork Verde Tacos Recipe

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Pork Verde Tacos
These pork Verde tacos are easy to make and prepared in the slow cooker. The pork is cooked in the slow cooker with ingredients such as jalapeno pepper, green chilies, onion, garlic, and celery. The pork gets a lot of flavor from seasonings such as ground coriander, chili powder and cumin. After the meat is cooked it is shredded and mixed with salsa verde and some of the slow cooker liquid. You can serve the meat on either corn or flour tortillas. These tacos are served with a delicious jalapeno sauce which gets a lot of flavor from fresh jalapeno peppers, cilantro and lime juice. You can serve these tacos with whatever condiments you like. Some good options are cilantro and queso fresco cheese. Enjoy.

Pork Verde Tacos

Pork Verde Tacos

Yield: 6 Servings


Salsa Verde-

1 onion

3 stalks celery

3 garlic cloves

1 cup water

1 teaspoon chili powder

½ teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

½ teaspoon Mexican oregano

1 teaspoon cumin

2 jalapeno peppers (seeded)

1 teaspoon salt

¾ teaspoon pepper

2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chilies

2 (7 ounce) cans salsa verde

5lb boneless pork loin roast

Taco shells

Jalapeño sauce-

½ cup Greek yogurt

½ cup light mayonnaise

1 garlic clove

½ bunch cilantro

¾ tablespoon vinegar

¾ tablespoon water

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

1 jalapeño pepper (seeded)

Juice of ¼ lime


In a blender, add the onion, garlic, celery, water, chili powder, coriander, cayenne, cumin, 2 jalapeño peppers, 2 cans of green chilies, salt and pepper. Blend until the mixture resembles salsa.

Place the pork roast into the slow cooker and pour the sauce over it. Cook on low for 8-10 hours.

Remove the pork from the slow cooker and shred it using two forks. Drain about ½ of the liquid from the crock pot. Place the shredded pork back in the crock pot and stir in both cans of salsa verde. Let heat through.

Prepare the jalapeño sauce by blending together yogurt, mayonnaise, garlic, cilantro, vinegar, water, salt, pepper, 1 jalapeño pepper and lime juice.

Place shredded pork on tacos shells and drizzle with jalapeño sauce.

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