Carnitas Tacos

Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Total Time: 8 1/2 Hours | Servings: 6

  • SERVES 6
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 430

Ingredients

  • PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, excess fat removed, cut into large pieces
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons Hunt's® Tomato Paste
  • 1 tablespoon ground ancho chile pepper
  • 1 teaspoon adobo seasoning blend
  • 1 can (10 ounces each) Ro*Tel® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chilies, drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 12 corn tortillas (6-inch), warmed

Directions

  1. Spray inside of 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place pork in slow cooker. Stir together orange juice, tomato paste, chili pepper and adobo seasoning in small bowl. Pour mixture over pork. Cover; cook on LOW 8 hours or on HIGH 4 hours or until pork is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, combine drained tomatoes, onion and cilantro in small bowl; cover and refrigerate.
  3. Remove pork from slow cooker; pull into shreds with 2 forks. Return pork to slow cooker; stir to combine with sauce.
  4. Divide pork evenly between tortillas. Top each with tomato mixture.
Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories - 534, Cholesterol - 122mg, Sodium - 462mg, Protein - 35g, Vitamin A - 10%, Vitamin C - 15%, Calcium - 8%, Iron - 17%

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