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Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos

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Let’s Make Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos

This is the kind of recipe that is meant to be a guide. And a learning opportunity. Just look at the images and how many different ways we took our Dry Rubbed Slow-Roasted Pork and used it as a basis for all kinds of tasty Shredded Pork Tacos!

Shredded Pork Tacos on corn tortillas with various low FODMAP toppings

The images and the suggested ingredients are a guide, so that you will know what we recommend having on hand to make the tacos you see here. The learning opportunity is between you and your own body.

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We know we sound like a broken record but the fact is, we all need good tools and resources to help us navigate this diet.

We hope you have found FODMAP Everyday® to be one of them. We also find the Monash University Smartphone App to be invaluable.

The information is reliable, current and if you have your smartphone handy, you can look things up anytime, anywhere.

Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos on corn tortillas with various toppings

Let’s say you are at a party and you come across a table laden with the ingredients listed below and there might also be beans, maybe a few kinds, and traditional lactose-laden sour cream and maybe flour tortillas.

Do you know what you can eat safely? How do you know?

How Do I Know What I Can Eat?

Following the low FODMAP diet is a learning process.

I look at it from two perspectives:

1) You have to go through a structured Elimination phase and Challenge phase to learn what YOU can tolerate.

2) You have to study and learn – even memorize – what the FODMAP content is of as many foods as you can.

Shredded Dry Rubbed Slow-Roasted Pork on corn tortillas on a brown plate

Now, if this sounds daunting, don’t get discouraged. Remember, you always have your handy smartphone app with you, but that just addresses the second part of this issue. And you will be rewarded by being able to enjoy meals like these Shredded Pork Tacos!

It is the combination of knowing what you personally can tolerate and your knowledge of the diet that will allow you to make safe and smart diet choices. Especially on the fly, like at a party!

So this recipe is meant to be a framework for you. To learn from and to enjoy! All of the foods listed here are low-FODMAP, but you do need to be knowledgeable about amounts and also FODMAP Stacking.

Shredded Dry Rubbed Slow-Roasted Pork on fried corn tortilla with slaw and low FODMAP chipotle mayonnaise on a green glass plate
For this version we fried a corn tortilla and topped it with the shredded pork, citrus slaw and our own low FODMAP chipotle mayonnaise.

If You Are New to the Low FODMAP Diet…

If you are just embarking on this FODMAP journey, you might not be at the point where you know your limits or you might still be in the Elimination phase and adhering to stricter guidelines. If so, then this recipe might not be for you.

Shredded Dry Rubbed Slow-Roasted Pork on fried corn tortilla with slaw and low FODMAP chipotle mayonnaise on a teal glass plate
In this version we fried a corn tortilla in hot oil and pressed a heatproof tong into the center. The tortilla folds over and makes this great classic shape. All the better to hold our shredded pork, slaw and drizzle of chipotle mayonnaise.

Please use your judgment. Here at FODMAP Everyday® we want to help you at every level of your journey!

Please note that the Nutritional Info is approximate, as it will all depend on what you choose for your tacos!

For a veggie taco check out our Sweet Potato Tacos!

Shredded Pork Tacos on corn tortillas with various low FODMAP toppings
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Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos

Making these Slow Roasted Shredded Pork Tacos is fun! Set out an assortment of low FODMAP toppings and get creative!

Low FODMAP Serving Size Info: Makes LOTS! We recommend 2 to 3 tortillas per serving, modestly topped

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Author: Dédé Wilson

Ingredients:

  • Corn Tortillas
  • Dry Rubbed Slow-Roasted Pork, hot and shredded
  • Chipotle Mayonnaise
  • Feta, crumbled
  • Cilantro leaves
  • Monterey jack or cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Bell peppers, sliced
  • Black olives, halved or sliced
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Lactose-free sour cream or yogurt
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Avocado, sliced or diced
  • Scallion greens, chopped
  • Cooked rice, hot
  • Lime wedges
  • Low FODMAP salsa

Preparation:

  1. Warm the tortillas. You can wrap them in foil and heat in a 350°F/180°C oven for 15 to 20 minutes or, do what we often do and wrap about 4 at a time in slightly damp paper towels and microwave at 50% power for 2 minutes or until warmed through. Or fry them in a couple of inches of canola oil until toasty. Drain on paper towels.
  2. Set out the tortillas with all the other toppings and invite people to mix and match. I typically make 2 or 3 tortillas for dinner and it is quite satisfying!
  3. I typically put some shredded pork on the tortillas first and then go to town with a little bit of this and a little bit of that. Use the images as inspiration and also as loose guides for amounts. You aren’t trying to pile as much as possible on your tortillas. You want to still be able to pick it up and get it in your mouth!

Dédé's Quick Recipe Tips Video

Tips

  • Don't get discouraged by a recipe such as this. Consider it an opportunity to learn more about the FODMAP level of many different foods and MOST importantly what YOUR tolerances are.
Course: Dinner & Lunch
Cuisine: American, Mexican

Nutrition

Serving: 2tortillas | Calories: 300kcal

All nutritional information is based on third-party calculations and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary with brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes and more. For a more detailed explanation, please read our article Understanding The Nutrition Panel Within Our Recipes.


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