Prep Time: 15 Min.
Cook Time: 6-8 Hrs.
What you need:
Pulled Pork: * PAM® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray * 3 lb. boneless pork loin roast * 1 can (10 oz. ea.) RO*TEL® Original Diced Tomatoes & Green Chiles, undrained * 1 can (8 oz. ea.) HUNT'S® Tomato Sauce-No Salt Added * 1 c. chopped yellow onion * 1 Tbsp. finely chopped garlic * 2 tsp. ground ancho chile pepper * 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
Carnitas: * 4 tsp. cornstarch * 4 tsp. cold water * 1 c. red bell pepper * 12 flour tortillas (6-in.) * 1/2 c. salsa verde (green salsa) * 2 Tbsp.chopped fresh cilantro * 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges
What to do:
1. Prepare Pulled Pork: Spray inside of 4-quart slow cooker with PAM® cooking spray; set aside. Remove any visible fat from pork roast; place in slow cooker. 2. Combine undrained RO*TEL® tomatoes, HUNT'S® tomato sauce, onion, garlic, ground chile and cumin in small bowl. Pour RO*TEL® tomato mixture over pork roast. Cover; cook on LOW setting 6 to 8 hrs. 3. Transfer pork roast to cutting board; shred. Place half of the pork (about 4 c.) in storage container. Remove half of the juices with vegetables (about 2 c.) from slow cooker and place in separate storage container. Store both for second recipe, Pork Posole (see startmakingchoices.com for recipe). 4. Prepare Carnitas: Stir together cornstarch and water in small bowl until smooth. Add cornstarch mixture to remaining juices in slow cooker; stir. Add remaining shredded pork and bell pepper to slow cooker; stir. Cover with lid. Turn slow cooker to HIGH; cook 20 min. Stir again. 5. Fill tortillas with pork mixture; top with salsa verde and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
Cook's Tips: Serve Carnitas with ROSARITA® No Fat Refried Beans.