READY IN: 5hrs 10mins
Recipe by RITLOU2

I was looking for a good carnitas recipe and found this at I liked that it is easy and the pork and pinto beans cook in one pot. Smells so good while it is simmering. It is a recipe by Nels Peterson.

Top Review by Mr Jackson

I liked the idea of making two things at once. The beans and the meat came out great. I did make a few modifications. First I cut my roast into four large chunks. Then I used a 32oz of chicken broth and then topped off with water. I also place a good cup of chopped cilantro.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all ingredients in a dutch oven. Cover and simmer about 5 hours, or until the roast falls apart and the beans are done. Uncover and cook about 1/2 hour until the desired thickness is achieved. Remove pork and shred.
  2. I used some of the leftover cooking water to make rice to go with the meal. I've also used the leftover cooking water as a base for bean soup. Smashed some of the beans and added some whole to the water. Added more garlic, onions, grated carrots and macaroni. Made a great soup.

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