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Pulled Mexican Pork

Servings: 12 (1/3 Cup Per Serving)
Prep Time: 10
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/3 Cup
    
Amount per serving
Calories 140Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g8%
 Saturated Fat 2g10%
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 350mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 5g2%
 Dietary Fiber 0g0%
 Sugars 3g 
Protein 17g 
 
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C15%
Calcium4%
Iron6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This simple protein-packed dish can be enjoyed as a taco or burrito filling or served on a whole grain bun.

Ingredients

1 cup 100% orange juice with calcium & vitamin D
½ cup 100% grapefruit juice
3 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed, bone-in
1 cup water
1 medium onion, sliced
1 ounce packet taco seasoning

Directions

  1. Combine the orange and grapefruit juices and pork in a bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Drain pork and add it to the slow cooker along with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Cook on high for 4 hours or until fork tender and your thermometer reads a minimum of 145°F.
  4. While meat is still in the slow cooker, use two forks to pull meat off of the bone and shred the meat into pieces.

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