Pork Carnitas Quesadillas With Pineapple Salsa

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

Great as a main dish or appetizer. The pork can also be cooked in a crock pot. Mangoes can be substituted VERY successfully . . . guess that would change the name of the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pork:.
  2. Place pork, chicken broth, salt, garlic, jalapenos and onion in large pot and bring to a slow simmer. Add cumin, oregano, tomato paste, chipotle chiles, adobo sauce and chile powder to meat.
  3. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until pork is pull-apart tender. Increase heat to evaporate excess liquid. Shred meat with a fork and set aside.
  4. Salsa:.
  5. Combine salsa ingredients and chill for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  6. To assemble:.
  7. Lay out tortillas and spread pork mixture on 1/2 of each tortilla. Top with corn, black beans and cheese. Fold over and brown on each side on hot griddle. Place on cookie sheet in warm oven to hold. Serve with pineapple salsa.
Most Helpful

This was really good!!! I did make some changes; I left out most of the peppers (I am a whimp and cannot handle the heat) and skipped the black beans because I do not care for them. This dish still had a ton of flavor and went over well with my husband--even my 19 month old son ate it!!

AZPARZYCH August 24, 2007