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Crispy Carnitas Quinoa Bowl
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Crispy Carnitas Quinoa Bowl

Here's a loose recipe for a perfect bowl of leftovers that doesn't taste like a bowl of leftovers.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Course: Bowl
Servings: 1
Calories: 564kcal
Author: Lillie



  • Weigh your leftover carnitas first and then crisp it up with some cooking spray in a hot pan, stove-top. This makes it SOO good I promise.  Don't skip.
  • Build your bowl by piling in your quinoa (brown rice, cauliflower rice, greens) and topping with crispy carnitas, pico, avocado, mango, slaw or cabbage, green onions, cilantro, cotija, and a drizzle of dressing. Enjoy!


*I buy the already cooked packages of quinoa from Costco for ease! Brown rice is great too and only slightly higher in carbs. But sometimes every bit counts! Cauliflower rice is a great choice if you're low on carbs.. or a bed of greens of course.


Calories: 564kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 13g