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Slow Cooker Carnitas Tacos

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Slow cooking gives the pork in these carnitas tacos a delicious flavor and makes them extra tender. After cooking, shred the pork and roast until edges are crispy for an authentic meal.

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  • Servings: 10 servings, 1 taco each
This Recipe is: Low Sodium Low Fat Dairy-free


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  • Step 1 of 8

    COMBINE cumin, oregano, salt and pepper; rub all over pork.

  • Step 2 of 8

    PLACE pork in slow cooker; add onion, orange juice, melted Outshine bar, garlic, bay leaves and chile. Cover; cook on LOW for 6 hours.

  • Step 3 of 8

    TRANSFER pork to a rimmed baking sheet; let cool slightly.

  • Step 4 of 8

    PREHEAT oven to 500° F.

  • Step 5 of 8

    SHRED pork with fork. Strain juices from slow cooker. Spoon some of the juices from the slow cooker over the pork.

  • Step 6 of 8

    ROAST shredded pork until browned and the edges become crispy.

  • Step 7 of 8

    SERVE in warmed tortillas with salsa, avocado, radishes and/or cheese.

  • Step 8 of 8

    *Can also use half of a large Lime DREYER’S or EDY’S OUTSHINE Fruit Bar.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 10 servings, 1 taco each
Calories 170
Calories from Fat 40
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 7%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 6%
Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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