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slow cooker honey pork

Slow Cooker Honey Pork: BBQ Pork + Pineapple Quesadillas

  • Author: Emily Dingmann
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Tex Mex

Description

Slow Cooker Honey Pork: Cook Once, Eat Twice is an easy slow cooker pork recipe that takes just a few minutes to prep, and you can turn it into two completely different meals to maximize your time in the kitchen!


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Ingredients

  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 8 oz. can of pineapple
  • 2 cups leftover pulled pork
  • 8 whole grain tortillas (soft taco size, about 810 in)
  • 8 oz. shredded cheese (mozzarella)
  • 1/2 cup bbq sauce
  • baby carrots
  • 1 cucumber

Instructions

  1. Slice onion in half moons.
  2. Heat a medium pan over medium heat. Add butter to pan and when it sizzles, add sliced onion. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes until soft and caramelized.
  3. Prep other ingredients:
    Heat pork in microwave or on the stove.
    Drain and chop pineapple.
    Slice cucumber.
  4. Heat a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add a tsp. of butter or oil to pan and swirl so that it coats the entire pan. Place one tortilla in pan and top with the following:
    1/4 cup cheese +1/2 cup pork + 2 Tbsp. bbq sauce + 1/4 of the onions + 1/4 of the pineapple + 1/4 cup cheese + another tortilla.
  5. Cook for about 2-3 minutes, carefully flip, and cook for another 2-3 minutes, or until cheese is melted. Repeat for remaining 3 quesadillas.
  6. Serve with baby carrots and cucumber slices.

Notes

  • Get your kids involved! They can: help measure cheese or bbq sauce, and help layer ingredients on tortilla.

Keywords: slow cooker pork, crockpot pork, bbq pork, quesadilla