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Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

This is a great taco recipe that will feed a lot of people with very little effort.

The dried apricots were such a surprise in this recipe but I thought why not give it a try and I am glad I did. I found this recipe in my Taste of Home Cookbook but you can also find it online

Crock-Pot & Stove Top

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $34.09 as of August 2022.

  • If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $26.48.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.

Recipe serves: 10

Serving size: 1 taco

Equipment needed: crock-pot

Total time: 8 – 10 hours


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices.

There is about a $7.61 savings for a well stocked pantry. 

Pantry & Spices

Total: $7.61 as of August 2022

  • lime juice $0.92
  • ground cumin $1.28
  • white pepper $3.77
  • hot pepper sauce $1.64


Total: $26.48 as of August 2022

  • 2 tomatoes $1.48
  • 2 avocados $1.76
  • 1 bunch green onions $0.88
  • 1 head lettuce $1.62
  • 1 red pepper $1.38
  • 1 garlic clove $0.54
  • 1 onion $0.40
  • 2 pounds boneless pork sirloin chops $7.42
  • 1 jar salsa verde $2.38
  • dried apricots $3.48
  • 10 flour tortillas 8" $1.98
  • sour cream $1.16
  • block of cheese $2.00

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Mix everything together. 
  2. Place the crockpot on low for 8 – 10 hours. 
  3. Chop all the toppings and serve on tortilla. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found in Menu 2 – Family of 4

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