Latin Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tortas

Latin Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Tortas

Spice things up with this slow cooker pulled pork recipe, complete with Latin flare.

QUIZ ANSWER: A chipotle is a smoke-dried jalapeño chili pepper. Chili peppers originated in the Americas, and Christopher Columbus was one of the first Europeans to encounter them (in the Caribbean).

40 min.prep time 4:40total time
12 servings
000 Ratings

Ingredients

Pork

1 (4- to 5-pound) pork blade or shoulder roast, cut in half
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon chipotles in adobo sauce, chopped
3/4 cup chicken broth
1/2 orange

Tortas

12 bolillo rolls, split
1 (16-ounce) can refried black beans
1 1/2 cups pico de gallo
2 avocados, thinly sliced
Pickled jalapeño peppers, if desired

Directions

Place pork roast into 4- to 5-quart slow cooker. Top roast with Sauté Express® pieces, ground cumin and chipotles. Pour chicken broth over roast.

Squeeze juice from 1/2 of orange; pour orange juice over roast. Cut orange shell into wedges; place into slow cooker.

Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6-8 hours, or High heat setting 4-6 hours or until pork pulls easily apart with fork. Remove pork from slow cooker. Pull pork into shreds using 2 forks, discarding fat.

Spread 2 tablespoons refried black beans onto inside of each bolillo roll. Fill with about 1/2 cup pulled pork, 2 tablespoons pico de gallo, sliced avocado and sliced jalapeño peppers, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 820

Fat: 36g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 630mg

Carbohydrates: 74g

Dietary Fiber: 7g

Protein: 49g

Recipe #16237©2014Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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