Slow Cooker Pork Chalupas


Is there anything more wonderful than a simple slow cooker meal?! Just throw all the ingredients in the pot (even dry beans!) and let it cook all day long . . . then POOF! Dinner is done. It’s magic. 🙂

This recipe is one of the kids’ favorites. I just set out all the toppings and let each person add their favorites!

Serves: 8-10

Slow Cooker Pork Chalupas

10 minPrep Time

9 hrCook Time

9 hr, 10 Total Time

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  • 1 (2-3 lb) pork shoulder roast
  • 1/2 pound dry pinto beans
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (4 oz) cans green chili peppers
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  1. Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Place roast inside slow cooker.
  2. In a separate bowl, mix together the beans, onion, garlic, green chilis, chili powder, cumin, oregano, and salt. Pour over the roast, then add enough water to the slow cooker so that the roast is almost completely covered.
  3. Cook on low heat for 8-9 hours, checking about half way through to make sure there is still water and add more water if needed.
  4. When roast is done cooking, remove bone and fat and shred using two forks. Return pork to the slow cooker in the leftover liquid and serve on tortillas with your favorite toppings.



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