Tomatillo Pork Tacos

Need an easy recipe for dinner for your starving family?

Need a recipe to share with a college kid who wants to learn to start cooking?

Need a Sunday lunch meal that will be done when you walk in the door hungry from a morning at church?  Look no further.

Try this Tomatillo Pork Taco meal.  Tomatillos are found in the produce section and have a papery skin on them.  Take that covering off before you chop them up to go into this SURSEElicious meal.


Tomatillo Pork Tacos

Tomatillo Pork Tacos


  • Pork shoulder roast or pork butt- You could also use a tenderloin
  • 1 large onion, rough chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, smashed
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt and pepper
  • 10 tomatillos, rough chopped
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, rough chopped
  • 1 jalepeno, seeded and chopped (you don't have to add this if you don't like spicy!)


  1. Season your pork with cumin and salt and pepper.
  2. Can use more than a tsp of cumin.
  3. Throw pork into crock pot.
  4. Rough chop onion and tomatillos and throw in on top of pork.
  5. Rough chop cilantro and add.
  6. Seed and chop jalapeno and add to crock pot
  7. Cook on low for 6-8 hours in crock pot
  8. When done take pork out of crock pot
  9. Use two forks to shred pork meat and then put back into crock pot
  10. Serve with warm tortillas, sour cream, cheese and hot sauce.


  1. yum-O!!! Thanks for this!! Just added it to my PlantoEat meal planning recipe book! Gonna make it for next Thursday’s dinner (that’s the long day of school, then homework, then bball practice night). Thanks Chica!!

    • You are so welcome, gal. Hope you enjoy! I have to admit that I do leave the jalapeño out- because I am a baby about spicy!

  2. Just made this for a family gathering and everyone loved it! Thanks Leslie!

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