Beer Braised Carnitas Tacos with Sweet Potato and Apple Relish
Beer Braised Carnitas Tacos with Sweet Potato and Apple Relish
  • prep: 0 hr
  • cook: 5 hr
  • total: 5 hr
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  • Ingredients

    • 5 pounds boneless pork shoulder or butt, trimmed and cubed
    • 10 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 habanero peppers, minced
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon adobo chili powder
    • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
    • 2 teaspoons paprika
    • 1½ teaspoons cayenne pepper
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 10 thick slices of bacon, diced
    • 1 12 ounce beer
    • 7 cups chicken or vegetable stock
    • zest of 1 orange
    • juice of 2 oranges
    • juice of 1 lime
    • small corn or flour tortillas, for serving
    • 1 large sweet onion, sliced thinly
    • 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
    • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced
    • 2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey
    • less than ? teaspoon kosher salt (just enough for a light sprinkling)
    • less than ? teaspoon ground black pepper (again, just enough for a light sprinkling)
    • 1 large apple, peeled and diced

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1037 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 70 g 107.15%
    • Saturated Fat: 26 g 127.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 266 mg 88.63%
    • Sodium: 1534 mg 63.9%
    • Calcium: 119 mg 11.9%
    • Potassium: 1263 mg 36.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 27.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 27 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.44%
    • Sugar: 19 g
    • Protein: 72 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 104.67%
    • Vitamin C 92.15%
    • Vitamin D 43.23%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat10
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat10
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total11 oz-eq

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