Lean Green Carnitas

Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Makes:
6 - 8 servings
Source

TexFest

Ingredients

2Tbsp.olive oil,

1lb.ground pork,

1/3c.fresh squeezed orange juice,

1/4c. choppedgreen onions,

2Tbsp.chopped, fresh cilantro,

3 - 4Tbsp.H-E-B That Green Sauce,

12corn tortillas,

1/2c.crumbled queso fresco,

1 1/2c.shredded H-E-B Romaine Lettuce,

•avocado, diced (optional),

Directions

1Heat a skillet to medium-high. Add olive oil and pork to skillet and brown well, about 10-12 minutes

2Reduce heat to medium and add orange juice. Allow orange juice to reduce and simmer into the pork until mostly absorbed. Add green onions and cilantro, and finish with H-E-B That Green Sauce (to taste). Set aside and keep warm.

3In a clean skillet, toast corn tortillas until slightly puffy, soft and warm. Cover loosely until all tortillas are toasted. Build tacos by spooning pork into toasted tortillas and topping with queso fresco and lettuce. Add diced avocado if desired.

Nutritional Information

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