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Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Ryan Benyi; Styling: Lynn Miller

Pork Carnitas

All You APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time:6 Hours
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.90

Ingredients

  • 1 3-lb. boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch chunks, trimmed of excess fat
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic

Preparation

Sprinkle pork with salt, chili powder, cumin and oregano. Place in a slow cooker along with onion and garlic. Cover and cook on low until meat is tender and falling apart, about 6 hours. Shred pork and serve hot.

Note:

This recipe also appeared in the February 2010 issue.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 330
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated fat: 12g
  • Protein: 32g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 91mg
  • Sodium: 684mg
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