Saturday, August 9, 2014

Slow Cooker Carnitas from Old El Paso®

Slow Cooker Carnitas from Old El Paso®
Recipe from: allrecipes
Image Credit: Allrecipes
Slow Cooker Carnitas from Old El Paso®

"Using a slow cooker will create a delicious, authentic dish with very little hands-on time." Allrecipes



 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 chilies, 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)


Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray; add onion slices.

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.

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.

Spoon pork mixture onto tortillas.

Add toppings.

Roll up tortillas.

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