Slow Braised Carnitas

Total Time:
4 hr 20 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
4 hr

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 18 ounces lean boneless pork loin, trimmed of all visible fat and roughly chopped
  • 28 ounces red enchilada sauce
  • 14 ounces beef broth
  • 1 Anaheim chile pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 6 whole-wheat pita breads
Directions

Place chopped pork in a slow cooker. Top with enchilada sauce, beef broth, peppers, tomatoes, and about half of the cilantro. Cover pot and simmer on low for 4 hours or until pork is tender.

Scoop 3 ounces of the pork mixture onto each of the 6 pita breads and gently fold over each bread. Garnish with remaining cilantro and serve warm.


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