slow cooker carnitas from old el paso®

slow cooker carnitas from old el paso®
  • Carnitas:
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 (1 ounce) package Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix
  • 1 (3 pound) boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 (10 ounce) can Old El Paso® red enchilada sauce
  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can Old El Paso® chopped green chiles, drained
  • 16 (6 inch) Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas
  • Toppings, as desired:
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream (optional)


  1. Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; add onion slices.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over high heat. Sprinkle taco seasoning mix over pork shoulder, pressing to coat. Brown pork in oil on all sides; remove from skillet to slow cooker. Pour enchilada sauce on top of pork.
  3. Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until tender. Remove pork from slow cooker; shred meat with fork. Place shredded pork in large bowl. Add chiles, 2 cups of the sauce from slow cooker and the onions; stir well.
  4. Spoon pork mixture onto tortillas. Add toppings. Roll up tortillas.

04/10/2017
slow cooker carnitas from old el paso®, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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