Slow Cooker Carnitas Tacos
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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.

20 mins. to Prepare

370 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

390 mins. Total

Servings: 10 servings, 1 taco each

This recipe is: Dairy Free Low Fat Low Sodium

Ingredients

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Directions

Step 1 of 16
COMBINE cumin, oregano, salt and pepper; rub all over pork.
Step 2 of 16
PLACE pork in slow cooker; add onion, orange juice, melted Outshine bar, garlic, bay leaves and chile. Cover; cook on LOW for 6 hours.
TRANSFER pork to a rimmed baking sheet; let cool slightly.
PREHEAT oven to 500° F.
Step 5 of 16
SHRED pork with fork. Strain juices from slow cooker. Spoon some of the juices from the slow cooker over the pork.
Step 6 of 16
ROAST shredded pork until browned and the edges become crispy.
SERVE in warmed tortillas with salsa, avocado, radishes and/or cheese.
*Can also use half of a large Lime DREYER’S or EDY’S OUTSHINE Fruit Bar.
Step 1 of 16
COMBINE cumin, oregano, salt and pepper; rub all over pork.
Step 2 of 16
PLACE pork in slow cooker; add onion, orange juice, melted Outshine bar, garlic, bay leaves and chile. Cover; cook on LOW for 6 hours.
TRANSFER pork to a rimmed baking sheet; let cool slightly.
PREHEAT oven to 500° F.
Step 5 of 16
SHRED pork with fork. Strain juices from slow cooker. Spoon some of the juices from the slow cooker over the pork.
Step 6 of 16
ROAST shredded pork until browned and the edges become crispy.
SERVE in warmed tortillas with salsa, avocado, radishes and/or cheese.
*Can also use half of a large Lime DREYER’S or EDY’S OUTSHINE Fruit Bar.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 10 servings, 1 taco each
Calories170
Calories from Fat40
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.5g7%
Saturated Fat 1.5g7%
Cholesterol 45mg15%
Sodium 300mg13%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Dietary Fiber 2g7%
Sugars 2g
Protein 17g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C8%
Calcium6%
Iron6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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