Easy Recipe for Pork Carnitas

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Natalie Dixon- A Turtle's Life for Me


  • 1 Smithfield Seasoned Carnitas
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Cilantro
  • Toppings: Cheese tomatoes, onions, black olives, avocados
  • Avocado Cream:
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. In a slow cooker, cook your Smithfield Seasoned Carnitas according to the package instructions.
  2. About 15 minutes before it is done, start chopping your tomatoes, onions and cilantro.
  3. To make the Avocado Cream: blend all ingredients in a small food processor.
  4. Once your meat is done, transfer to a cutting board and shred with 2 forks. Assemble your carnitas and drizzle with the avocado cream.