Pork Carnita Burrito Bowls Recipe

Pork loin slow cooked with salsa Verde and Fiesta Party, shredded and served over quinoa.
  • Ready in: 8 hours, 20 minutes
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 8 hours
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) boneless pork loin roast, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa Verde
  • 3 cups unsalted chicken broth or stock, divided
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • Toppings such as salsa, roasted corn, shredded cheese, sautéed bell peppers and onions, guacamole, sour cream

cooking methods

  • Slow Cooker
  • Stovetop

directions

  1. Place pork in a 3-quart or larger slow cooker. In small bowl, combine salsa, 1 cup chicken broth and 1 tablespoon Fiesta Party Seasoning. Pour over pork. Cook on LOW 8-10 hours or HIGH 5-6 hours or until pork is falling apart. Shred pork.
  2. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine 2 cups chicken broth and ½ tablespoon Fiesta Party Seasoning. Bring to a boil. Stir in quinoa. Cover; simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Let stand 5-10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  3. Divide quinoa among 6 bowls. Top with shredded pork and desired toppings.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with a green salad.

Wine Pairing: Rioja

Make Ahead & Freeze: Combine step 1 ingredients in a gallon freezer bag. Place remaining ½ tablespoon Fiesta Party Seasoning in a quart freezer bag Place both bags in a gallon freezer bag. Seal well, label and freeze. Thaw completey. Continue with step 1.

Nutrition per Serving: (does not include optional toppings) Calories: 300 Total Fat: 5g Sat. Fat: 1.5g Cholest: 95mg Sodium: 730mg Carbs: 20g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 1g Protein: 39g

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