Crock Pot Tex Mex Carnitas

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Total Time
6hrs 10mins
10 mins
6 hrs

Here's a twist on the usual Mexican carnitas...add some BBQ spices and citrus juices and you have this Tex Mex dish. Serve on lettuce leaves for a low carb option. (Recipe is from

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  1. Place roast in crock pot.
  2. Mix all other ingredients (except items for serving) and pour over roast.
  3. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.
  4. About an hour prior to eating (if possible), shred the pork with a fork and stir.
  5. Serve in lettuce bowls/wraps or tortillas and any other suggested toppings.