Carnitas Sandwich With Avocado Salsa

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
Recipe by Happy Hippie

This recipe is courtesy of the Hass Avocado Board. This sounds absolutely delicious; I can't wait to prepare it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large heavy saucepan, over medium-high heat, combine pork chunks, broth and salsa.
  2. Add enough water to completely cover meat. Cover and bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer (covered) for 3 to 4 hours or until meat pulls apart easily.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Remove meat from liquid in pot (discard liquid) and place in a roasting pan.
  6. Break meat into small chunks.
  7. Roast meat for 15-20 minutes until brown and crispy.
  8. While meat is roasting, combine diced avocado with prepared pico de gallo.
  9. Spoon carnitas into sandwich rolls and top with avocado salsa and sour cream.
  10. Serving suggestion: Meat can be prepared in advance and transported warm to party.

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