Carnitas Casserole Verde
Shredded pork, cream cheese, tomatillo sauce and Monterey jack cheese, make a delicious one dish meal that comes together quickly with amazing flavor!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people
- 2 1/2 cups shredded pork
- 15 corn tortillas
- 1 16 oz jar of salsa verde mild, medium or hot
- 2 oz Cream Cheese softened
- 1 8oz block of Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
- Cilantro for serving
Preheat oven to 350.
Reserve 1 cup of salsa.
Combine cream cheese and remaining salsa and mix well.
Wrap tortillas between damp paper towels and warm in the microwave for 1 minute.
Pour 1 cup salsa on the bottom of a 9x13 pan.
Spread 5 tortillas in the pan.
Spread ⅓ of the sauce on top of the tortillas
Place half of the shredded pork on top.
Follow pork with ⅓ of the cheese
Repeat steps 6-9.
Finish with a layer of tortillas, sauce and cheese.
Bake for 30 minutes, or until warmed through.
Serve topped with Cilantro
Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 491mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 630IU | Vitamin C: 3.4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1.7mg