Cilantro-Lime Pork


Healthy pork from the slow cooker, does it get any better?! Oh, I suppose it does when you factor in this pork recipe only requires five ingredients and whatever toppers you desire.

Cilantro-Lime Pork
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
10 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 10 mins
6 1/2 cups meat mixture


  • 2 pound pork tenderloin

  • 1 1 ounce envelope taco seasoning mix

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • ¼ cup snipped fresh cilantro

  • 8 8- to 10-inch flour tortillas

  • Desired toppers, such as salsa, avocado slices, snipped fresh cilantro, and/or lime wedges (optional)


  1. Place pork in a 3- to 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle taco seasoning over pork. Pour lime juice and 1/2 cup water over pork. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours.

  2. Transfer pork to a cutting board. Shred pork using two forks. Return shredded meat and the cilantro to cooker and stir to combine with cooking liquid. Serve meat in flour tortillas with desired toppers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
6g Fat
28g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 777mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 104mg 8%
Iron 2.1mg 12%
Potassium 460mg 10%
Folate, total 0.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.9mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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