Clean Eating Slow Cooker Harvest Tacos De Carnitas Recipe

Clean Eating Slow Cooker Harvest Tacos De Carnitas

A delicious autumn harvest option for Taco Tuesday!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Yield 3 servings
Calories 459 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1/2 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Apple Ginger Juice
  • 1/2 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Cider And Spice Juice
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. black pepper corns
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion
  • 1 cup sweet apple (chopped)
  • 1 cup butternut squash (cubed - about 1/4 to 1/2 inch max)
  • 1 1/2 lb. boneless pork loin roast
  • fresh spinach (chopped for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate arils (for garnish)
US Customary - Metric


  1. Place all ingredients except the pork loin into the slow cooker and give it a good stir to combine.

  2. Then nestle the pork loin into the middle of the veggies, turning it over a few times to get the spices and juices all over the pork.

  3. Cool on low for 5-7 hours or until the pork easily falls apart when stirred or shredded with forks.

  4. Serve on warmed corn tortillas with a handful of spinach and sprinkled with pomegranate seeds.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Slow Cooker Harvest Tacos De Carnitas
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 459 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 142mg47%
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 1407mg40%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 53g106%
Vitamin A 5010IU100%
Vitamin C 18.6mg23%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 2.6mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.