Tex Mex Carnitas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 642.4
  • Total Fat: 22.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 215.0 mg
  • Sodium: 727.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.1 g
  • Protein: 80.4 g

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Number of Servings: 5


    2-3 lbs pork (butt/shoulder works best)
    1/4 c. diced yellow onions
    1/4 c. diced green chiles (canned is okay)
    1 tsp. fresh minced garlic
    1 1/4 c. (1 small can) diced tomatoes
    1 tbsp cumin
    2 tsp onion powder
    2 tsp chili powder
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 tbsp agave/honey
    2 tsp. lime juice
    2 tbsp. orange juice
    1/2 c. barbecue sauce


1.Place all ingredients in a crockpot on low 6-8 hours.
2.About an hour prior to eating (if possible), shred the pork with a fork and stir.
3.Serve in lettuce bowls/wraps.

Serving Size: Makes 5 servings

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CLYNNEABAIRD.

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