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Recipe for family meals :

South-Western Pulled Pork

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2 1/2 - 3 lb. pork butt (weight after trimmed of fat)
1 T. vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped
2 (1 1/4 oz.) pkg. taco seasoning mix
1 (14 1/2 oz.) can ready cut tomatoes with jalapenos
1 (4 oz.) can diced green chiles
Shredded Cheddar or jack cheese
Green onions, cut into 1/4-inch lengths
Tomatoes, diced
Sour cream

  • Cut pork into 1 1/2 inch chunks and sear in hot oil until browned on all sides.
  • Add onion, taco seasoning mix, tomatoes with jalapenos and diced green chiles; stir well. Cover and simmer over low heat, for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • Remove cover and cook 15 minutes more or until liquid has reduced and sauce is thick.
  • Shred meat with two forks.
  • Spoon filling into warm flour tortillas and top with cheese, green onions, tomatoes and sour cream.

Makes 8 to 10