Lime-Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas

“Here’s a terrific recipe for your next weeknight dinner. Set out various toppings and garnishes so your family members can customize their own tostadas with the lime-kissed shredded pork.” —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois

Lime Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas recipeTaste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
16servings 20minutes 8hours
Servings Prep Time
16servings 20minutes
Cook Time
8hours
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Add broth to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Mix seasonings; rub over all sides of pork. Place in slow cooker. Add onion and garlic cloves. Cook, covered, on low 8-10 hours, until meat is tender.
  2. Remove pork; cool slightly. Strain cooking juices, reserving garlic cloves; discard onion. Skim fat from cooking juices. Mash garlic with a fork. Shred pork with 2 forks.
  3. Return cooking juices, garlic and pork to slow cooker. Squeeze lime juice over pork; heat through, stirring to combine. Layer tostada shells with pork mixture and toppings as desired. Serve with lime wedges.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 tostada: 269 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fibre), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch.