Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Rice is a easy and flavorful “dump” recipe that will please the entire family. It’s so simple, even a husband can do it!
When you don’t have time to fuss after a long day to get dinner on the table, with very little preparation in the morning you can have this delicious and easy Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Rice meal waiting to eat almost as soon as you walk in the door.
With the popularity of slow cooker meals still going strong, I have to believe that the reason everyone loves them so much is that (for the most part) they’re super simple, and not at all intimidating for the home cook to master.
Depending on the recipe, some slow cooker meals require forethought and preparation time in the morning. Who wants to commit to that on a busy weekday morning when it’s hard enough to get the kids fed and ready for school, and yourself dressed and out the door for work?
It’s the slow cooker “dump” recipe that will come to your rescue, because the only preparation you’ll encounter is assembling the ingredients from the pantry and fridge, and then adding them one by one to the slow cooker to simmer the day away while you’re off doing other things!
You’ve totally got this, Dad!
Follow my easy step-by-step photos, and you’ll be enjoying these Mexican Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Rice for dinner tonight:
Add the following to a slow cooker: 2 chopped onions (any kind), 1 pork tenderloin, 4 smashed cloves garlic, 1½ cups prepared salsa, 1 jar chili sauce…
1 small can fire roasted jalapenos, 2 teaspoons ground cumin and lime juice. Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
Add 1 can corn (drained), 1 can black beans (drained and rinsed), 2 packages of UB Santa Fe ready rice. Cook for 30 more minutes.
Remove the pork from the cooker and shred with two forks. Return the pork to the cooker to heat through. Serve with flour tortillas, avocado, cilantro, sour cream, cheese, and additional lime if desired.
- 2 onions chopped
- 1 pork tenderloin
- 4 cloves garlic smashed
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- 1½ cup prepared salsa
- 1 jar chili sauce
- 1 can 4 ounces fire roasted jalapenos
- 2 teaspoons ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 can 15 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 can 15 ounces corn, drained
- 2 packages Uncle Ben's Santa Fe Ready Rice
- Flour tortillas
- Sliced avocados
- Chopped cilantro
- Sour cream
- Chopped scallions
- Shredded cheese
- Place the first 10 ingredients into the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for 6-7 hours.
- Uncover and add the beans, corn and ready rice.
- Cook an additional 30 minutes.
- Remove the pork to a plate and shred with two forks.
- Return the shredded pork back into the cooker, stir and heat through.
- Serve with the flour tortillas and additional ingredients as toppings and garnish.
Get a load of these big, huge hunks of tender pork. That’s what I’m talkin’ about!
Once you have the Mexican slow cooker pork cooked and shredded, you can also use it for all sorts of different dishes. What about Mexican pulled pork quesadillas, Mexican pulled pork hoagies, Mexican pulled pork hand pies, or even Mexican pulled pork pizza? The possibilities are only limited by your imagination!
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Until we eat again, I hope you have a delicious day!
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