Braised Cinnamon Pork Tacos

Braised Cinnamon Pork Tacos
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Tender, shredded pork seasoned with Latin-inspired flavors makes the perfect filling for tacos.
15 min
Prep Time
3:15
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Pork Filling

1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1 (2-pound)
pork shoulder
1/2 teaspoon
salt
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread
1 small (1/2 cup)
onion, chopped
1 small (1/2 cup)
green bell pepper, chopped
1
jalapeño pepper, chopped
3
cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon
ground cumin
1 teaspoon
chili powder
1 (16-ounce) can
fire roasted tomatoes
1 (14.5-ounce) can
vegetable broth
1 teaspoon
ground oregano

Tacos

16 (6-inch)
tortillas
Fresh salsa
Guacamole
Lime wedge, if desired

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 275°F.
  2. Melt 1/4 cup Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread in 8-quart ovenproof saucepan or Dutch oven over medium heat. Season pork with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Place pork into pan; cook over medium heat, turning once, 5-7 minutes or until browned. Remove pork from pan; set aside.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon Cinnamon Sugar Butter Spread to pan. Add onions, bell pepper, jalapeño pepper and garlic. Cook 4-5 minutes or until vegetables are softened. Add cumin and chili powder. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add tomatoes, vegetable broth and oregano; stir to combine.
  4. Return pork roast to pan. Cook over medium heat 4-6 minutes or until vegetable mixture comes to a boil. Cover pan with lid; transfer pan to oven.
  5. Bake, turning roast over every 45 minutes, 2 1/2 hours or until meat shreds easily with fork. Remove roast from pan; shred with forks. Return pork to pan; toss to coat.
  6. Stack 2 tortillas together; fill with about 1/2 cup of pork mixture. Top with salsa and guacamole. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
520
Cholesterol
110mg
Carbohydrates
41g
Protein
35g
Fat
23g
Sodium
1020mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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