Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas (GFDF, Keto, Whole30, Paleo)
This slow cooker pork carnitas recipe is a great way to set up a delicious and nutritious meal in a snap after a long day!
Servings 6 Servings
- 3 lb boneless pork roast shoulder or butt, cut into bite-size strips
- ½ cup water
- 2 cloves garlic, minced or 2 tsp. garlic powder
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon each: black pepper; cumin; oregano; lemon pepper
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne
Combine ingredients in crockpot.
Cook on high 1 hour, then low 8 hours.
Remove pork with a slotted spoon.
Pour liquid into a nonstick skillet and boil down to about ½ c.
Add pork and saute until browned.
Serve with all your favorite toppings - guacamole, salsa, sour cream, etc.
Calories: 312kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 501mg | Potassium: 895mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 36IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg