Crockpot tacos al pastor
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Crockpot Tacos Al Pastor

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While we were in Madrid we finally got tired of eating tapas after about 10 meals, so we ventured off to find Mexican food. To be honest, we would eat Mexican food every day if we could. Unfortunately, where we live in Florida the Mexican food is not like what we grew up on out in Texas! Lucky for us, we found multiple places in Spain that served tacos that I considered Tex-Mex food!

Here is a recipe for my favorite kind of tacos, Tacos al Pastor! I like to use a slow cooker whenever possible and this recipe is for the crockpot aka a slower cooker.

Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor Ingredients:
2 guajillo chili
4 ancho chilies
1 onion (chopped)
4 slices pineapple (1/2 inch thick, chopped)
1 can of chipotle chili in adobo sauce
2 tablespoon vinegar
8 cloves garlic
4 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoon oregano
2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 7 – 8 lbs piece of pork

4 slices pineapple (1/4 inch thick)
* corn tortillas
1 onion (chopped)
1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
* lime wedges

Tacos Al Pastor Directions:
1. Bring the guajillo and ancho chilies to boil in a pot with some water.
2. Turn off the heat and let the chilies rehydrate for about an hour.
3. Puree the chilies, onion, 4 slices of pineapple, chipotle chili in adobo sauce, vinegar, garlic, salt, oregano, and cumin.

4. Place thawed out a piece of pork into crockpot. Cut into 1 1/2 inch slices, but only about halfway down the piece.
5. Cover the pork in the sauce completely and let it cook in the crockpot for 7-8 hours
6. Shred the pork and mix in the sauce along with some chopped pineapple.
7. Serve in tortillas with chopped sweet onions and cilantro a lime wedge and tomatoes if you like)

Here is a video tutorial for Tacos al Pastor:

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