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Pulled PorkYes, another crock pot meal- they’re just so darn convenient! I found some perfectly ripe avocados at the store and wanted to use them up before they went bad.  I had this recipe pinned on Pinterest and thought I’d give it a try.  I’m glad I did because they were excellent!  The avocado cream sauce was the perfect topping for these tacos and it was so good, I finished the left over sauce with some tortilla chips- just add some jalapeño and it’s the perfect guacamole! The pork was tender and very juicy, so make one taco at a time, or the taco shell will be a tad soggy (which isn’t too big of a deal).  I’ll  definitely make these again, per my mothers request 🙂

Sweet Pulled Pork Tacos with Avocado Cream Sauce

(original recipe)

What you’ll need:

For the pork:

  • 2 cups Of Your Favorite Salsa (you Decide The Heat)
  • 4 ounces, weight Canned Green Chilies
  • ¼ cups Packed Brown Sugar
  • 15 ounces, weight Black Beans, Rinsed And Drained
  • 3 pounds Pork Shoulder Roast
  • Kosher Salt

For the Avocado Cream Sauce:

  • 4 whole Green Onions, Sliced
  • 2 whole Avocados
  • 4 Tablespoons Lime Juice
  • 2 Tablespoons Sour Cream
  • ¼ cups Snipped Cilantro
  • 4 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt

For Serving:

  • Stand And Stuff Taco Shells
  • Shredded Lettuce (although I didn’t add any)
  • 4 whole Green Onions, Sliced
  • Cherry Tomatoes, To Serve

What to do:

  • For the pulled pork, in the bottom of a large crock pot, mix salsa, green chilies, brown sugar and black beans. Add the pork roast (salted with Kosher salt) and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-6 hours. Take the meat out of the crockpot and shred with 2 forks. Return to the pot and mix with the sauce and beans. Leave the lid off as you continue making supper to cook away some of the juices.
  • To make the avocado cream sauce, slice green onions and mash the avocados. Add lime, sour cream, snipped cilantro, garlic and salt.
  • To serve, scoop sweet pork into a baked hard shell. Top with a dollop (or two in my case.. yum) of avocado cream sauce and shredded lettuce and cilantro. Serve with cherry tomatoes on the side.