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Slow Cooker Hawaiian Pork Tacos

Prep Time: 10 minutes   Cook Time: 8 hours   Makes: 11 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 ½ pounds pork loin, fat trimmed
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 20 oz can pineapple chunks in 100% juice, with juice
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 11, 6-inch corn tortillas, warmed
  • 1 cup shredded lettuce

Directions

Place pork loin in a slow-cooker. Sprinkle with pepper, ginger, and cumin. Add onion and garlic to top. Pour pineapple chunks with juice and white wine over loin.

Cover and cook on high for 7-8 hours. Drain liquid and shred pork with fork.

Scoop about ½ cup of pork into each tortilla. Top taco with shredded lettuce and additional toppings (as desired).

Dietitian Tip: Try topping these tacos with salsa, avocado slices, and/or reduced-fat shredded cheese for even more flavor!

Nutrition Information (per serving): 272 calories, 5 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 80 mg sodium, 410 mg potassium, 310 mg phosphorus, 21 g total carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 g added sugars, 31 g protein.

Recipe from American Diabetes Association. URL: www.diabetes.org/mfa-recipes/recipes/2016-04-slow-cooker-hawaiian-pork-tacos.html