Pork Carnitas Taco Bowls

Pork Carnitas Taco Bowls (Meal Prep)

  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x


  • 2 c shredded pork carnitas (see recipe)*
  • 34 c chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 (15 oz) can black beans
  • 1 (15 oz) can corn
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 c cherry tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
  • 3/4 c purple cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 brown rice (optional)
  • 1/4 c diced red onion
  • 12 avocados, diced
  • 1 Jalepeno, sliced
  • 1/4 c cilantro, chopped
  • Lime wedges and salsa for serving


  1. Prepare Carnitas in your slow cooker or instant pot (see recipe). When meat is fully cooked, remove from pot and place onto cutting board to shred. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add carnitas and a few T sauce from the pot and cook until crispy.
  2. To assemble, divide romaine, carnitas, black beans, corn, bell pepper, tomatoes, cabbage, onion, jalepenos, and cilantro evenly among your meal prep containers. If you are adding rice, now is the time.
  3. To avoid avocado from browning, add to the salad the morning of or bring with you!
  4. Serve with lime wedges and salsa and enjoy!!


*Pork Carnitas can be substituted

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