Creamy Pork Carnitas Pasta

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
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Creamy Pork Carnitas Pasta has crazy tender seasoned pork with peppers and creamy pasta. All of the flavors you love about carnitas packed into a delicious meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 package Smithfield Boneless Pork Shoulder Seasoned Carnitas
  • 8 ounce pasta
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Optional toppings: Chopped cilantro, avocado, diced tomatoes,

Instructions

  1. Prepare seasoned carnitas according to package directions. Set aside. Bring water in a large pot to a boil and cook pasta until al dente.
  2. In a medium-sized skillet over medium-high heat add olive oil. Add peppers and saute until tender. Set aside on a plate.
  3. Add heavy cream, sour cream, parmesan cheese, chili powder, cumin, and paprika to the skillet. Whisk and let simmer until it starts to thicken. Add pork and peppers to the sauce and toss until coated and heated through.
  4. Serve with optional toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Creamy Pork Carnitas Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 749 Calories from Fat 504
% Daily Value*
Fat 56g86%
Saturated Fat 32g160%
Cholesterol 182mg61%
Sodium 182mg8%
Potassium 381mg11%
Carbohydrates 50g17%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 3230IU65%
Vitamin C 62.9mg76%
Calcium 198mg20%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.