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Pork Tostadas

Here's an easy gluten-free dinner you can make for a crowd. The pork stay moist and juicy in this easy slow-cooker recipe. Make the pork ahead and chop the yummy toppings just before serving.

Suggested Serving Size

1 tostada

For the Pork


Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (gluten free if needed)
  • 4 lbs pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Preparation

  1. Make the pork: In a small bowl, whisk together oregano, cumin, onion, garlic, lime juice, orange juice, and beer until combined.
  2. Season the pork chunks with the salt and pepper.
  3. In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat until hot. Add the pork and sauté until browned on all sides.
  4. Transfer the browned pork to a slow cooker. Pour sauce over the pork. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  5. Set oven broiler to high heat. With 2 forks, shred the pork. Spread pork onto a large baking sheet. Spoon 3/4 cup of the juice from the slow cooker on top of the pork, tossing to combine. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes, until the pork edges begin to crisp. Set aside.

For the Tostadas


Ingredients

  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • Sliced red onion
  • Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Lime wedges, for garnish

Preparation

  1. Make the tostadas: Preheat the oven to 450°. Spray both sides of each tortilla with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange the tortillas on 2 baking sheets in a single layer. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes, until golden and crispy.
  2. Assemble the tostadas: top each tortilla with pork and desired toppings. Serve with lime wedges.

Nutrition
Servings Per Container 12
Calories 275
Total Fat 12
Trans Fat 0
Poly Fat 0
Mono Fat 0
Cholesterol 102
Sodium 269
Total Carb 12
Fibers 0
Sugars 0
Proteins 28
Vitamin A 0
Vitamin C 0
Iron 0

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