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Crock-Pot leftover Pork Carnitas

Easy pork carnitas tacos made with leftover Crock-Pot pork roast
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword carnitas, leftover, pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12 to 14 tacos
Calories 132kcal
Author Dee


  • 3 cups to 4 of leftover cooked shredded pork
  • 1 can black beans rinsed and drained
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup water or more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
  • Small tortillas
  • Your favorite toppings like shredded red cabbage, Monterey Jack cheese, Cotija cheese, tomatoes, sour cream, avocados or guacamole, salsa


  • In a small pan, heat the pork and black beans with the olive oil, and add the spices and water
  • Mix in the lime juice and cilantro
  • In another pan, heat the tortillas on both sides until soft and lightly brown, and keep covered on a plate until ready to use
  • Place small amount of meat mixture in each tortilla, and add your favorite toppings
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 741mg | Potassium: 13mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.8mg