Main Dishes

Easy Slow Cooker Sweet Pork

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A few months ago my sisters came to Dallas to come visit and for our book signing! We always try and save money when we are together so we decided to make food instead of going out. I made this Slow Cooker Sweet Pork and it was a huge hit! If you are serving a big group this is your recipe! If you have a smaller group you can freeze this meal into serving size portions and have it a few times in the month!

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8 to 10 pound pork roast
2 cups of Coca Cola
1 cup of brown sugar
1 (16 oz) container of taco sauce (I suggest using mild taco sauce)
Place your roast in a slow cooker and pour on the Coca Cola. Next dump on your brown sugar followed by your taco sauce. Let cook in your slow cooker on low for about 10 hours. (be sure to check to see if...
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Nutritions

Calories
62

Sodium
213mg
8% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
0.5g
1% DV

Carbs
15g
5% DV

Fiber
0.6g
2% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV