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Orange Carnitas

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  Fat trimmed boned pork shoulder/Butt 1 Pound
  Grated orange peel 2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Pound, peeled and chopped (1 Piece)
  Ground cumin 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned black beans 15 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  10 inch flour tortillas 8 (Warm)
  Thinly sliced green onions 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Including Tops)
  Non-fat sour cream 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Tomato salsa 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt To Taste

1. Cut pork into 1/4- to 1/2-inch cubes. Put a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over high heat, add pork, and stir often until meat is gray, 5 to 6 minutes.
2. Add orange peel, 1 cup orange juice, onion, and cumin to pan. Stir often over medium-high heat until liquid has evaporated and meat is lightly browned, about 20 minutes. Add 1/2 cup orange juice, scrape browned bits free, and stir until juice evaporates, about 5 minutes.
3. Add black beans and remaining 1/2 cup orange juice and stir just until beans are hot, about 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2625 Calories from Fat 1027

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.6%

Saturated Fat 42.6 g212.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 348.9 mg116.3%

Sodium 3782.5 mg157.6%

Total Carbohydrates 265 g88.3%

Dietary Fiber 44.3 g177.3%

Sugars 67.3 g

Protein 136 g271.9%

Vitamin A 47% Vitamin C 488.4%

Calcium 107.5% Iron 95%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Orange Carnitas Recipe