Carnitas Filling Recipe

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Carnitas Filling
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  1. Place pork, garlic, onion, carrot, celery, and tomato in a saucepan. Season with chili powder, salt, cumin, oregano, pepper, and bay leaf; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Cover and simmer until pork is tender, about two hours. Cool and shred. Use in tacos or tamales.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 116.32 Kcal (487 kJ)
Calories from fat 22.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.48g 4%
Cholesterol 45.35mg 15%
Sodium 467.33mg 19%
Potassium 428.81mg 9%
Total Carbs 4.38g 1%
Sugars 1.87g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.52g 6%
Protein 18.11g 36%
Vitamin C 3.8mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 25.8mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 90.76 Kcal (380 kJ)
Calories from fat 17.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.94g 4%
Cholesterol 35.38mg 15%
Sodium 364.62mg 19%
Potassium 334.57mg 9%
Total Carbs 3.42g 1%
Sugars 1.46g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1.19g 6%
Protein 14.13g 36%
Vitamin C 3mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Calcium 20.1mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.2
  • 3

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free

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