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    Restaurant carnitas can be intimidating to an average “home cook,” but they need not be! Pressure-cooked carnitas take a lesser cut of meat and turns it into the most delicious savory shredded pork, perfect for rolling up in a homemade, grain-free tortilla!

    Ingredients

    • 1 (2 lb [907 g]) pastured pork loin
    • 1 cup (240 ml) water
    • 1 orange, sliced in half
    • 1 fresh jalapeño, whole
    • 1 large red onion, diced
    • 2 tsp (10 g) sea salt
    • 1 tsp (2 g) cumin
    • 1 tsp (2 g) onion powder
    • 1 tsp (2 g) garlic powder
    • 1/2 tsp black pepper
    • 1 tsp (1 g) dried parsley
    • 1 tsp (2 g) paprika
    • Handful fresh cilantro
    • To serve: Cilantro, diced tomato, onion and jalapeño slices

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 227 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.71%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 16.2%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 91 mg 30.24%
    • Sodium: 1085 mg 45.21%
    • Calcium: 23 mg 2.35%
    • Potassium: 445 mg 12.7%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 2 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.07%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 5.97%
    • Vitamin C 0.58%
    • Vitamin D 5.67%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total4 oz-eq

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