• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 5 hr 15 min
  • total: 5 hr 30 min
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  • Summary

    Warm spices, fresh orange essence, and a low slow cook time makes this Slow Cooker Carnitas tender, juicy, and full of flavor. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 yellow onion ($0.32)
    • 4 cloves garlic ($0.32)
    • 2 small cinnamon sticks ($0.95)
    • 1/2 Tbsp oregano ($0.08)
    • 1/2 Tbsp cumin ($0.08)
    • 1/2 tsp salt ($0.02)
    • Freshly cracked pepper ($0.05)
    • 1/2 tsp chipotle pepper powder ($0.05)
    • 3 lb pork butt roast ($5.26)
    • 2 small (or one large) orange ($0.67)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 414 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 31 g 47.27%
    • Saturated Fat: 11 g 53.12%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 121 mg 40.26%
    • Sodium: 259 mg 10.78%
    • Calcium: 42 mg 4.2%
    • Potassium: 560 mg 16.01%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 12.42%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.22%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 30 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0.48%
    • Vitamin C 5.32%
    • Vitamin D 29.77%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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