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Slow Cooker Tacos

Adapted from Real Simple Magazine
These spicy pulled pork tacos are easily prepared in the slow cooker. Add some of your favorite toppings, and you have a tasty family dinner!
5 from 1 vote
Course Tacos
Cuisine Mexican-America
Servings 5 -6


  • 1 2 1/2 pound of boneless pork shoulder or butt trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 cups of store bought salsa not fresh (about 2 jars' worth)
  • 2 tbsp of chipotle chili powder
  • 2 tbsp of paparika
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • *note: The gives you a fairly spicy pulled pork. You might want to adjust the seasoning based on your family's tastebuds or the hotness of your salsa.


  • In a 4 or 6 oz. slow cooker, add the pork and spread the salsa, chili powder, paprika and salt on top.
  • Cook covered on high for 4 to 5 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours. The meat is ready when it is tender and easily pulls apart.
  • Serve with warm tortillas and toppings.
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