Very good. The homemade gorditas are essential and they were fairly easy to make. I followed the recipe except I forgot the lime juice in the pork carnitas - definitely would have been better with it. I served with CL southwestern confetti salad. I will definitely make again.
Pork Carnitas Gorditas
CMLucas Posted: 01/25/11
Daisie Posted: 01/20/11
Delicious. On first reading it sounded undersized for the 6 servings recommended, but the gordita base is more filling than I expected. Flavor and texture are great, I served with green rice on the side & it was a tasty and satisfying dinner. Will definitely make this again.
loshelley Posted: 04/28/11
I don't fry gorditas, I cook them over an electric griddle and it comes out just as good and cuts even more fat from the dish.
mijenn2 Posted: 05/03/11
We LOVED these. My husband remarked on their fresh, authentic taste. It was helpful to prepare the meat a day ahead, and I added cumin and bay leaves while cooking. Lovely and easy tortillas - something I'd never before attempted to make from scratch. Served with Mexican sodas and a tiny piece of Three Milk Cake for dessert. Delicious!
ekvalencia Posted: 11/22/12
The carnitas are a regular meal in our house. We love the texture and flavor. We don't bother with the gorditas and just serve with corn tortillas and guacamole.