Carnitas Filling

Carnitas Filling

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"Mexican shredded pork filling, use it in tacos, tamales, or burritos."

Ingredients

2 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 179 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 179 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.1 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.1g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 15.6 g
  • 31%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 460 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place pork, garlic, onion, carrot, celery, and tomato in a saucepan. Season with chili powder, salt, cumin, oregano, pepper, and bay leaf; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and simmer until pork is tender, about two hours. Cool and shred. Use in tacos or tamales.
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This is wonderful!!! My husband and I loved it!! Instead of cooking it on the stove I just threw it in my slow cooker all day and it just fell apart when we were ready for dinner. We just stu...

Loved this recipe! It made a perfect meal folr two. Ib added red crushed peppers and used 2/3 cup orange juice, 1/3 cup lime juice and added enough chicken broth to cover the meat. I also patted...

Suggestion-I make a similar recipe but after boiling the meat, I shred it into a pan and brown it a bit to get that yummy flavor of a mexican restaurant/taco truck.