Slow Cooker Savory Pork Burrito Bowls–perfectly tender and shreddable 5 ingredient pork is cooked all day on low in your crockpot and then served with rice, guacamole, black beans, sour cream and more of your favorite toppings.
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Slow Cooker Savory Pork Burrito Bowls
Well now that the weather is heating up I officially don’t want to cook on my stove or eat hot soups and foods. That’s where the slow cooker comes into play. I can throw food in the crockpot in the morning and let it cook all day on low. And it doesn’t heat up your kitchen. I made this delicious shredded salsa pork and served it with lots of fresh ingredients like a lime wedge, lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro and guacamole. This meal screams summer to me.
Now if you’re not a pork fan you can easily make this meat with chicken or with beef. It’s such a simple recipe but the meat is flavored perfectly. I ended up using pork country style ribs that were completely frozen solid. I’ve noted the different meats and the cooking times below.
5 Ingredient Slow Cooker Recipes
Want some more super simple crockpot recipes? Here are few to get you started:
Slow Cooker Granola from Amy’s Healthy Baking
Slow Cooker Beef and Eggplant from The Lemon Bowl
What Slow Cooker Did You Use?
For this Slow Cooker Savory Pork Burrito Bowls recipe I used my 6 quart oval Kitchenaid slow cooker. I love this slow cooker (you can see me talking about it in a video here). It cooks low and evenly. I love the medium heat choice because most slow cookers that I’ve seen only have the option of cooking on low or high. If you’re going to buy just one slow cooker, this is the one that I recommend.
Perfectly tender and shreddable 5 ingredient pork is cooked all day on low in your crockpot and then served with rice, guacamole, black beans, sour cream and more of your favorite toppings.
- 2 1/2 lbs pork country style ribs*
- 1 cup salsa or picante sauce
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- Optional: 1 Tbsp lime juice
- Optional burrito bowl items: cilantro, lime wedges, romaine lettuce, tomatoes, pico de gallo, shredded cheese, black beans, brown rice, guacamole, sour cream, etc.
- Add pork, salsa, garlic powder, chili powder and cumin to the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on low for 8 hours, or until pork is tender.
- Shred the pork and stir in the lime juice.
- Serve the pork with desired burrito bowl items.
- Method: Slow Cooker
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