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Crock-Pot leftover Pork Carnitas

Easy pork carnitas tacos made with leftover Crock-Pot pork roast
Course Main
Cuisine Mexican
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
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • ¼ cup water or more if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ 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