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Easy Crockpot Pork Carnitas

These Easy Crockpot Pork Carnitas are so easy and can be in the slow cooker in under 5 minutes. Eat it in tacos, burritos, or salads.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1 pound each)
  • 1 15-18 ounce jar of your favorite salsa verde
  • 1 10 ounce can Rotel tomatoes
  • 1 4 ounce can diced green chilies
  • 1 white onion, chopped in large pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a crockpot and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until pork easily forks apart. Serve buffet-style with flour tortillas, cheese, cilantro, avocado, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream and a squeeze of lime. Make sure to get some of that yummy sauce the pork is in inside your tortilla. Add a side of Cilantro Lime Rice and black beans.
  2. Trying to eat healthy? Make it into a salad by placing the pork on top of some lettuce with pico de gallo and a squeeze of lime.

Recipe Notes

Source: adapted from Kelle Hampton