Food Recipes Pork Carnitas Burritos 3.6 (99) By Chris Morocco Chris Morocco Chris is a senior food editor and test kitchen director at Bon Appétit with over 10 years of experience in the food industry. He wrote for Real Simple for nearly two years, starting in 2013. At Bon Appétit, he also hosts their YouTube series Reverse Engineering, where Chris is tasked to recreate dishes based on his super-tasting abilities (without seeing the dishes he'll be cooking). Highlights: * 10+ years of experience in the food industry * Associate Food Editor, Bon Appétit for nearly 3 years * Staff Food Editor, Real Simple for nearly 2 years * Senior Food Editor and Test Kitchen Director, Bon Appétit for 7 years * Host of Reverse Engineering Bon Appétit YouTube Series * Graduated from International Culinary Center Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on July 12, 2017 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Marcus Nilsson Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Yield: 6 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ½ pounds boneless, skinless pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 cup lager beer 4 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon ground cumin Kosher salt and black pepper 6 10-inch flour tortillas, toasted Fresh Tomatillo Salsa (recipe link, below) Shredded lettuce, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, and sour cream, for serving Directions Bring the pork, beer, garlic, cumin, 1½ teaspoons salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper to a boil in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the pork is easily pierced with a fork, 40 to 50 minutes. Uncover the pot and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until the liquid evaporates and the pork begins to brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Continue to cook, breaking up the pork with a spoon, until the pork is browned and crisp, 5 to 10 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons water to the pot and scrape up any browned bits. Divide the pork among the tortillas and top with the Fresh Tomatillo Salsa, lettuce, cheese, and sour cream. Roll up into burritos. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 510 Calories 19g Fat 38g Carbs 43g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 510 % Daily Value * Total Fat 19g 24% Cholesterol 125mg 42% Sodium 1180mg 51% Total Carbohydrate 38g 14% Total Sugars 2g Protein 43g Calcium 35mg 3% Iron 2mg 11% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.