Slow-Cooker Sweet & Spicy Shredded Pork + More Healthy Slow-Cooker Protein Recipes
1/6th of recipe: 213 calories, 4.5g total fat (1.5g sat fat), 449mg sodium, 18g carbs, 2g fiber, 12g sugars, 23.5g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 5*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Cook: 3–4 hours on high or 7–8 hours on low
Two 8-oz. cans crushed pineapple packed in juice (not drained)
1 tbsp. chopped garlic
1 tbsp. lime juice
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
3/4 tsp. salt
12 oz. raw lean boneless pork tenderloin, trimmed of excess fat
12 oz. raw boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of excess fat
1/4 tsp. black pepper
2 cups chopped onion
One 4-oz. can diced jalapeños (not drained)
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping
In a slow cooker, combine pineapple, garlic, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Mix well.
Season both types of pork with black pepper and remaining 1/2 tsp. salt, and add to the slow cooker. Top with onion, jalapeños, and cilantro. Gently stir to coat.
Cover and cook on high for 3–4 hours or on low for 7–8 hours, until pork is cooked through and onion has softened.
Transfer pork to a large bowl. Shred with two forks.
Return pork to the slow cooker, and mix well.
MAKES 6 SERVINGS
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