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Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Tacos

Wisconsin Cheese Slow-Cooked Pulled Pork Tacos Recipe
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Active Time
40 Minutes
Servings
8

Ingredients

Pulled Pork:

Pickled Vegetables:

Tacos:

Cheese

Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Queso Fresco can be used in this recipe.

Instructions

Pulled Pork:

  1. Combine the cumin, chipotle chili pepper, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Rub spices on roast to coat. Place roast in a greased 5-quart slow cooker. Pour in orange juice.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Turn slow cooker off. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Skim fat from juices. Transfer pork to a cutting board; shred meat. Return pork to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 30-35 minutes longer or until juices are absorbed.

Pickled Vegetables:

  1. Meanwhile, whisk the rice vinegar, sugar and salt in a large bowl until sugar and salt are dissolved. Stir in vegetables. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.

Tacos:

  1. Top tortillas with pork, vegetables and queso fresco. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Queso fresco is a fresh and moist cheese with a mild flavor and crumbly texture. It doesn’t melt when heated but softens to creamy goodness.

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