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Pork Carnitas Tacos

 
One serving costs about $1.17

$1.17 per serving

3 people like this recipe

3 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

8 gluten-free,gluten free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:67%

Spoonacular Score: 67%

 

Pork Carnitas Tacos is a main course that serves 8. For $1.17 per serving, this recipe covers 22% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 376 calories, 27g of protein, and 12g of fat. If you have salsa fresca, corn tortillas, milk, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free diet. 3 people found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. This recipe is typical of Mexican cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately approximately 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 66%. Similar recipes include Pork Carnitas Tacos, Pork Carnitas Tacos, and Ground Pork Carnitas Tacos.

Tacos can be paired with Pinot Noir, Riesling, and Sparkling rosé. Acidic white wines like riesling or low-tannin reds like pinot noir can work well with Mexican dishes. Sparkling rosé is a safe pairing too. You could try Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir. Reviewers quite like it with a 4.6 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 26 dollars per bottle.

Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Pinot Noir

Delicate deep red color. The nose presents concentrated aromas of strawberries and raspberries. The palate offers a refined texture and complex flavors of cherries, raspberries, licorice with a notable structure. Feels so lush, fine and delicate. This very versatile wine pairs well with white meats such as rabbit, pork, or quail as well as with fatty fish and shellfish in light and delicate preparations. Also fares well with Asian dishes such as stir-fries and mild curries.

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Ingredients

Servings:
7 cups
7 cups water
water
2 pounds
2 pounds lean pork butt
lean pork butt
4 cloves
4 cloves garlic
garlic
some
some sea-salt
sea-salt
1 tsp
1 tsp olive oil
olive oil
0.5 cup
0.5 cup orange juice
orange juice
0.5 cup
0.5 cup milk
milk
24
24  corn tortillas
corn tortillas
some
some salsa
salsa
1 slice
1 slice avocado
avocado
some
some cilantro
cilantro
some
some onion
onion
some
some limes
limes
7 cups water
7 cups
water
2 pounds lean pork butt
2 pounds
lean pork butt
4 cloves garlic
4 cloves
garlic
some sea-salt
some
sea-salt
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp
olive oil
0.5 cup orange juice
0.5 cup
orange juice
0.5 cup milk
0.5 cup
milk
24  corn tortillas
24
corn tortillas
some salsa
some
salsa
1 slice avocado
1 slice
avocado
some cilantro
some
cilantro
some onion
some
onion
some limes
some
limes

Equipment

dutch oven
dutch oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
dutch oven
dutch oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

In a large Dutch oven add the pork, garlic, salt and pepper, and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer over medium low for 45 minutes to one hour. Drain well. When cool enough to handle, shred the meat by hand or with the tines of a fork. Remove and discard any remaining fat. Transfer back to Dutch oven and heat the olive oil. Add the orange juice and milk and cook until liquid has evaporated and pork has browned; stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Chop onions and cilantro, and slice avocado and limes. Place each in small individual bowls for serving. Heat tortillas in a dry frying pan and keep warm. For each taco, stack 2 tortillas and layer with warm carnitas, chopped cilantro, onion and avocado slices and give it a good squeeze of lemon juice.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.17
Ingredient
2 pounds lean pork butt
4 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon olive oil
½ cups orange juice
½ cups milk
24 corn tortillas
some salsa
1 slice avocado
some onion
some limes
Price
$5.02
$0.27
$0.05
$0.25
$0.17
$2.23
$0.13
$1.09
$0.12
$0.03
$9.34

Nutritional Information

Quickview
376k Calories
26g Protein
12g Total Fat
40g Carbs
23% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
376k
19%

Fat
12g
19%

  Saturated Fat
3g
21%

Carbohydrates
40g
13%

  Sugar
3g
4%

Cholesterol
69mg
23%

Sodium
180mg
8%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
26g
54%

Selenium
37µg
54%

Phosphorus
504mg
50%

Vitamin B1
0.75mg
50%

Vitamin B6
0.85mg
43%

Zinc
5mg
34%

Vitamin B3
6mg
33%

Vitamin B2
0.55mg
32%

Fiber
6g
26%

Magnesium
93mg
23%

Vitamin B5
2mg
22%

Potassium
697mg
20%

Vitamin B12
1µg
18%

Manganese
0.34mg
17%

Copper
0.32mg
16%

Iron
2mg
14%

Vitamin C
10mg
13%

Calcium
112mg
11%

Vitamin E
1mg
7%

Folate
25µg
6%

Vitamin D
0.88µg
6%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

Vitamin A
104IU
2%

covered percent of daily need

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