Top Rated Carnitas Recipes

Brown Sugar Carnitas
Carnitas are made of pork braised and browned in lard. In this case, the meat is caramelized in brown sugar and milk during its last pass in the dutch oven. Recipe courtesy of Pati Jinich
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4.5
The Cheesecake Factory's Green Chilaquiles With Carnitas and Eggs
Tender pork shoulder is the star in The Cheesecake Factory's take on this traditional Mexican breakfast dish.Recipe courtesy of The Cheesecake Factory
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4.5
Pork Carnitas Tacos
This slow cooker recipe is the easiest meal you'll ever make for a crowd. If you have leftovers or are a meal-prepper, the pork freezes well and is easily reheated in the microwave or stovetop. Top with something tangy like a mango salsa or pickled red onions.
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4
Chili Lime Black Bean and Quinoa Salad
Upton’s Naturals is the first company to make pre-seasoned, heat-and-serve, natural jackfruit nationally available to the U.S. market. Using only simple, recognizable ingredients, Upton’s Naturals’ jackfruit offers a good source of fiber, is completely free of cholesterol, gluten, soy, oil, GMOs, and artificial flavors, and 100 percent vegan.
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4
As the weather cools down, there is nothing like coming home to an apartment filled with the aroma of meat that has been slow-cooking all day. These carnitas made my kitchen smell amazing, and they were delicious and easy to make, too. Click here to see 8 New Pork Recipes   Click here for more of the 101 Best Slow Cooker Recipes
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