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Shredded Pork Tacos

Shredded Pork TacosThese tasty tacos are a good reason to plan to have leftover pork roast.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup chopped onion
1 garlic clove, crushed
1/2 to 1 whole jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
3 cups shredded or finely chopped roasted pork
12 (6 to 8-inch) whole wheat or regular flour or corn tortillas, warmed

Suggested Toppings:
Shredded lettuce
Diced Tomatoes
Shredded cheddar cheese
Sour Cream
Lime wedges for squeezing

Cooking Directions:

  1. In large nonstick skillet, sauté onion in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes, until soft and translucent.
  2. Stir in garlic and jalapeño; cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes, until garlic is soft but not brown.
  3. Add cooked pork; toss lightly. Heat through thoroughly.
  4. In each tortilla, spoon 1/4 cup pork and layer with toppings as desired.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.