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Pork Tostadas

a plate of pork tostadas

Here’s an easy gluten-free dinner you can make for a crowd. The pork stays moist and juicy in this easy slow-cooker recipe. You can even make the pork in advance and chop the yummy toppings just before serving.

Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories: 275
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 102mg
  • Sodium: 269mg
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 28g





For the Pork

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

For the Tostadas

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

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