Pork Avocado Cream Enchiladas
I’ve survived 3 days without sugar. And I’m surprisingly even more hyper than usual. I like it.
You know what I didn’t like? How much you all hated my savory waffles yesterday. I go outside the box and you all sh*t yourself with anger. Sorry for being creative. Sorry for thinking that biscuits and gravy sounds good. I’m SO weird. Ok, sorry for getting mad. Someone I know ate these waffles with gravy, over easy eggs, and bacon and gave it a 9 out of 10. Just sayin.
You know what blows…dropping a carton of eggs on the floor. I’m so stupid clumsy.
There are a couple things I haven’t done in a while.
- Made a cooking video. Well that’s not fully true. I’ve made some with Again Faster recently, but they haven’t come out yet. BUT I haven’t made a dancing cooking video. I’m going to do that this weekend. What should I dance to?! Oh the possibilities.
- I haven’t talked about my gear lately. WHAT THE?! I’ll do that in a sec.
- And I haven’t posted pictures of good looking people in my PaleOMG gear. I suck. Let’s get to it.
If you haven’t seen my PaleOMG gear, you’re missing out. I have men t-shirts, women’s t-shirts, women’s tanks, and uni-sex headbands. True story. HEADBANDS. Only the greatest accessory known to man. And I say headband(S) because I have 2 different colors of headbands!!!!!!! Yes, I just yelled that in my head. Hence the exclamation points.
Let’s check out good looking paleo all stars.
If you posted a picture of yourself on instagram and tagged me in it, you will not be featured on my pictures. That’s because I’m an idiot and don’t know how to pull those pictures off my phone. But please don’t stop doing that because it’s super cool. And I love it. But sending me some pictures in my email or posting on my facebook page is even better!
Oh, about this recipe. If you think it’s longer, that’s because it is. Some things take time people. Stop being so impatient. Work for your food.Print
Pork Avocado Cream Enchiladas
- Prep Time: 8 hours
- Cook Time: 20 mins
- Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes
- Yield: 3 1x
For the tortillas
- 6 egg whites
- 3 tablespoons coconut flour
- 6 tablespoons canned coconut milk
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
For the filling
- 1.5lbs pork rump roast
- 1 yellow onion, sliced
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- salt and pepper, to taste
- 1.5 cup vegetable broth
For the avocado cream sauce
- 2 avocados, pitted and insides removed (don’t put the skin in the food processor. duh)
- 1/4 cup vegetable broth
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, stems removed
- 3 tablespoons canned coconut milk
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- salt and pepper, to taste
- juice of 1 lemon
- juice of 1 lime
- Ok so you got to start a day ahead of time with this meal. Slow cook that pork butt. Place onions in your crockpot, then rump roast on top, and then all the rest of the ingredients for the filling in your crockpot. Turn crockpot on low and cook for 6-8 hours.
- Once your pork is doing cooking, use two fork to shred it to pieces. Mmmmmm shredded meat.
- Now time to make your tortillas. Whisk all your tortilla ingredients together until all the lumps are gone.
- Place a large skillet over medium heat and grease with a bit of oil. Pour a 4 inch in diameter circle in the center of your pan and tilt the pan around to spread the batter into a large circle.
- Let the tortilla cook for a minute or so, until the tortilla bubbles and the edges begin to turn up. BEING VERY CAREFUL, circle your spatula under the tortilla pulling up all the edges before you flip it.
- Cook on other side for another minute.
- Place on plate to let cool. Repeat with leftover batter. You should get 5-6 tortillas from your batter.
- While your tortillas are cooling, place all the ingredients for your avocado cream sauce into a food processor and puree until completely smooth. This may take a couple minutes.
- Now turn on your broiler to high.
- Grab an 8×8 glass baking dish, lay out a tortilla, place a little bit of your shredded pork along with a little avocado cream sauce (be sure to save some to put on top of the tortillas later) then curl the sides of the tortilla around to make a mini burrito. Repeat with all of your tortillas so they are lined up side by side in your glass baking dish.
- Put your baking dish under your broiler and cook for about 6-8 minutes or until your tortillas become crispy.
- Then remove baking dish from the oven and turn broiler to low. Cover the enchiladas with the rest of your avocado cream sauce then place back in the oven for 5-7 minutes.
- Top with cilantro.
- Serve those little enchiladas on up!
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113 thoughts on “Pork Avocado Cream Enchiladas”
I’m currently sitting at my desk, salivating thinking about this. WHY oh why do I have to be at work and can’t run home and make this?! Unfair.
I wish that my fiancee effin’ liked avocados. She hates them and it makes me want to hate her… but she’s too cute to hate.
First – I can’t wait to try your waffles from yesterday! And I LOVE the reduction of sweets/fruit b/c my body can’t handle it so I can’t make most of your recipes. I’m selfishly pumped that you’re on the detox too 🙂
Second – I have a pork roast in my freezer and have been craaaaaving enchiladas so thank you for reading my mind!
These look magical! I definitely want to try them out!
to get Instagram pictures off your phone, go to a third party site like Followgram:
Then search the user that tagged you, and their feed should pop up, and you can grab the images from there 🙂
I will try that today!! thank u!
It’s fat heaven. I love it. You rock, Julie.
Do you have any teriyaki recipes? My family is dying for teriyaki steaks, but I hate their marinade of canola oil, brown sugar, scads of soy sauce and whatever other junk ingredients they use.
No but i’ll try something out soon for ya!
I love teryaki also and I came up with amino acids, maple syrup, ginger, rice wine vinegar, galic a little cayenne pepper kinda thing that was really good, my only trouble was the first time I made it, I thickened it with cornstarch, cant go there anymore, so I am stuck as to what to thicken it with.
Try thickening it with arrowroot or tapioca starch.
Can’t wait to try this recipe and also the waffles from yesterday, who doesn’t like waffles and gravy…come on people 🙂 Thanks for all the wonderful recipes and inspiration.
I am in love w/ this recipe and have not even tried it yet. Pork – yum, avacado – yummier, the fact there is a “tortialla” – sinfully delish. I am so making these this weekend.
I am so in love w/ headbands. Wear them ALL.THE.TIME. Dumb question, can you wear them wrong? By that I mean ears in or outside?
You rock Juli and so proud you are rockin the detox!!
I tuck my ears in but I’m kinda weird. Totally up to you 😉
Holy moses. Usually I am so lazy when it comes to making food, i.e., grill it up as fast as possible so I can stuff my face. But this… this little nugget is a treasure.
Btw, you’re 21 day detox is super inspiring! I’m not sure if anyone has asked, but are you going to go back to eating chocolate like a normal person when it’s over?
I’m not sure….I’ve actually seen some results from cutting out all the sugar, so we will have to see. It’s only been 3 full days so I don’t know. I just want a banana with almond butter lol
What kind of hater does it take to not like WAFFLES and GRAVY!? I’m making that sh*t asap… just as soon as I acquire a waffle maker. And you even made them without nuts in them… Genius!
I’m going to jump on the glad you’re doing a detox bandwagon too because I’m also off sugar and nuts, so your blog is perfect. And shredded pork enchiladas?! You’ve got to be joking me. Get in my belly now.
you rock, i’m a follower…& happy you are leading a paleo charge that is tasty, interesting and FUNNY too. i wasn’t a fan of the waffles 🙁 but this looks amaze-balls. thanks! lynn from verve
hey! help, i need a new crockpot, mine fritzed out on me…it was a cheapo that lasted a while, but the shape isn’t good for roasts, i want to buy a nice oval one, but they shit expensive and i’m not sure they will make anything better than my $20 one. appreciate any input! thanks! lynn
Mine was $30 at walmart and it has been awesome. No need to go fancy! Even thrift stores sometimes have them!
This looks amazazing!!! I can’t wait to make this.
Also, a couple weekends ago I met the owner of Titan Crossfit in VA at a house warming party. He said he knew you from CO. I was super stoked and acted a little bit like a high school teenage girl. Whatevs. He’s cool, you’re cool. It makes sense.
I don’t even care if these are good, which I’m sure they are. I’m making them simply because they are green. It’s my favorite color and my family will be disgusted, thinking I’m eating mold when the see me eating green enchiladas. I’ll just explain that mold is indeed paleo and nutritious.
OMG is right … my favorite things all together! I love enchiladas and haven’t had them without it being a cheat since January. Shredded pork is our favorite meat and hubby and I both love avocados! I swear the fact that I eat one a day is the reason my little 11 week old boy is so chubby. Mama’s feeding him lots of good stuff thanks to many of your recipes.
I love MEXICAN food and this looks amazing! Can’t wait to try it. Go TITAN 🙂
This looks beyond amazing. Can’t wait to make it! Thanks.
Tortillas! YES!!! I am so hungry right now. Why do I always read your recipes when I am hungry? Bad idea. Who cares if this takes a while…it looks like it is SO worth it. Can’t wait to make it. I think when recipes require time, it just means there is more love in them.
I don’t get a chance to cook much of anything other than throwing something on the grill during the week, so my shot at waffles and gravy will have to wait until this weekend. I loved hammering some biscuits, gravy and eggs back in college. Hangover cure.
1. Have not been a fan of Sunbutter until I mixed it with canned pumpkin, half banana, cinnamon and ice (protein too) post-WOD. Wow. Wow.
2. Speaking of wow, I’m still trying to find the birthday cake you mention.
Chocolate birthday cupcake; use the tab at top labeled treats, page 3. PHENOMENAL!
Thank you Juli for another amzaing recipe; gravy goes with everything so I loved yesterday’s post too. Must add pork butt to the list now. 🙂
Tom, that smoothie sounds delicious! I’m going to try it come fall when it is normal to eat pumpkin-flavored everything!
I need a cake delivery person like the picture above.
Pumpkin is awesome PWO any time of year. Great recovery food. It’s just a little more expensive in the spring/summer.
Holy Crap! These look crazy good!!
I literally can’t wait to try this. I think I’m going to have to leave work. Awesome!
Can. Not. Wait.
What’s the best way to keep coconut milk good if you’re not using the whole can? I don’t want to leave the can in the fridge cause it ends up tasting kinda metallic. Our box is starting a paleo challenge on Monday! excited to try out your recipes!
I just put mine in a tupperware container and leave it in the fridge, that should work!
I love this recipe but don’t eat pork. I’m gonna try it with chicken and let you know how good it is!! Genius!
I have been gone. Sore as h*ll from snatches and everything else my coach thinks is fun……oh wait it is! Read The Paleo Solution….finally. slacker…hush. I also hold the heaviest deadlift at our box and signed up for unlimited month I am a freaking rock star package- Kidding its not a package! I missed your Blog. Til Sarah brought in those blueberry muffins and I was like crap. I miss Juli! I sent ya some emails……. lost 18.8 lbs last month!!!! These look good. Maybe with chicken?
OMG! This is insane. in a good insane way of course. I’m pretty speechless.
The colors! wow. this is a must!
PaleOMG tank ordered!! Can’t wait to rep it at the Warrior Dash on Aug 12th! Holla!!
whaaat? people did NOT hate on those waffles DID THEY?!?! what the h?? they looked amazing. you had me contemplating buying a waffle iron. except i figured i could make them into pancakes probably and save myself a little more paleo/crossfit-related debt. yeahh anyways.
dang those haters!
i’m a big curser but i feel it is inappropriate to curse whilst commenting on a blog so you’re getting my pg-13 version. weird. i know. sorry.
when you went on your sorry rant at the top i was waiting for you to say ‘sorry i’m not sorry’. i love that phrase.
wow, off topic. these look great!!! seriously. you had my drooling over my instagram all day yesterday. you’re such a tease.
except then you follow through with the recipe the next day so you aren’t really a tease.
anyway. i should probably spend more time with real life people so i stop harassing you like this via blog comment. oh god i need a life. i also need to do that sugar detox you’re on. i just downed half a container of white chocolate peanut butter (homemade). still. notagoodidea.
I have those shoes, too! woo, cool.
Who hates waffles? They probably hate babies and puppies too.
so….This looks freakin delicious and I want to eat it. No one else in my family with eat this deliciousness because they suck. Do You think it will keep okay for a couple of days in the fridge and I could, say, bring one for lunch everyday? I’m thinking the avocado sauce will turn all brownish and gross…
Juli – Almond butter is is on the Yes List as well as green tipped bananas (one a day) for Level 1. But I remember you cutting out nuts. (hehe)
Made you double layer fudge and caramel bars this week. Both we amazing. My boss loved the fudge as she is gluten issues.
Are these half as good as the sweet tater enchiladas (which, btw, I have cleverly turned into a lasagna-type dish instead of rolling the taters around the stuffing)? If so, I’ll probably eat them twice in one week.
I had to comment that I was literally just finishing patting myself on the back for making your savory waffles yesterday and turning leftover waffles into sandwich bread today (the sandwich was amazing and may or may not have had 3+ pieces of bacon on it) when I read how people did not like the waffles. I disagree, they were an awesome change of pace and made for a pretty yummy bread alternative!! Thanks for the posts!!
So, new follower…got a question speakin’ of Mexican Food. are you familiar with Southern Colorado Pork Green Chili? We live in Southern Colorado and I’m wondering if you can pretty much sub white flour with coconut flour? If so, I’m fixing to make a pork green chili southern colorado style with some coconut four tortillas!
That would be amazing, but i’ve never tried subbing the flour like that in chili. worth a try!
I will let you know how it turns out! Waiting on mother-in-law to ship me some frozen hatch chili! Yum!!
This looks freaking delicious! AND my headband came in the mail today! When are the different colored tanks going to be available?
hopefully soon Jess!
I made these tortillas for my 11-year-old son tonight, and he said they were so good they should be “in a museum.” 🙂
this looks amazing – um, by the way – when did you become a freaking badass food photographer too!?
Super good after I gave up trying to make the tortillas in my stainless steel pan. My mistake. I conveniently already had pork made from Melissa’s stove top carnitas (theclothesmakethegirl.com). That is seriously the best way to make pork ever. Curious how you feel on sugar detox? I’m on day 5 too, and I seriously feel on top of the world with no nuts and no fruit/tubers. I’ve still been doing CF workouts during the week (took yesterday as a rest day) and feel my recovery is pretty good. I also take holy-crap-ice-cold showers after workouts since it is so hot it feels I’m working out in a sauna. Keep going strong!
Incredibly happy that your doing the 21 detox, selfishly of course 🙂 I am 14 days down on my Whole30. I am super duper strict and not lost one single pound. I like to think its because I am building muscle from my 5 a week crossfit work outs 🙂
I will be trying this tomorrow or Sunday evening. Cannot wait!!! Thank you!!
Can anyone comment if the tortillas taste “egg-y”? This is something I really want to try (as well as the waffles) but have a serious aversion to eggs. Granted I could do this without the tortillas but it looks really fun to try. Thanks
drooling. This looks amazing!
HOW in the world did you get your tortillas to not fall apart?……I tried for 2 hours with several batches, and only got 1 good one, and the rest fell apart! I used a non-stick large skillet……Is there a better pan or technique to use?….Does the type of oil make a difference? Thanks…..These look fabulous once I can master the art of coconut flour tortillas 🙂
You probably needed less coconut flour if they fell apart…
made these today and OMG yes.. ha.. it was so good.. except some of my tortillas were more like pancakes. haha oh well they were still tasty. i just wanted to thank u for your recipes. it has made my life so easy. i have so many tummy problems after having multiple obstructed bowel surgeries and the Paleo diet has been the only thing that gave me relief but it always seemed so hard i didn’t think i had it in me but ever since i found your website i have been going strong on sticking to it! and less tummy problems YAY! YOU ARE AMAZING!
My tortillas came out like egg-y pancakes as well. I tried to make them as thin as possible but then they would break on the flip. Still yummy though!!
My oven only goes to 350 and I don’t have a food processor. Can I still make this?
does your oven have a broiler?
Sadly no. I have a very simple oven here in NYC.
Yummmm so delicious! Had trouble with the first “tortilla” but it was because the pan wasn’t hot enough yet. Even my husband liked them and he doesn’t usually eat avocado. Thanks for another great recipe : )
These were AWESOME!! Although, I suck at anything with cocounut flour so I subbed in collard greens and used those as my tortillas. Thank you for an amazing recipe.:)
Speaking of PaleOMG gear. I ordered a headband 6 days ago and they haven’t shipped it yet. So I sent a message and no one has responded either. Getting bummed 🙁 I ordered it as a gift and wont have it in time and would really just like to know when they plan on shipping. They already took my $
Thank you so much Juli!!! Renegade fitness just called and said they did ship it but since I havent gotten it yet they are sending another! Thanks so much for calling them! I love your website and look forward to not only trying your recipes but reading it several times a week because you are hilarious!!! 🙂
I think you read my mind because I have been CRAVINGGGG Mexican foood! I am visiting family and friends in Texas so everywhere I go, Mexican food is tempting me. Talk about pure torture! Guess I’ll be cooking some enchiladas for the family VERY soon!
Just made these but used Chicken rather than pork (only because thats what I had on hand) and they turned out delicious! So excited about the tortillas! I’ll definitely make this recipe again as well as use the tortilla recipe for tacos and breakfast burritos! Thanks, Juli!
I made this tonight and it was fantastic! My family loved it, it’s going to be a regular on our menu. Thank you so much for all you do!
I’ve been on a hunt for paleo tortillas and these hit the spot! I like that they’re a little thicker too so things don’t get super soggy. I don’t even care for pork too much and scarfed this down!
LOVE your website- my husband and I have been telling all our friends. Hands down the BEST paleo recipes out there! Made these the other night and my husband and 18-month old were scarfing them down. We’re busy cooking through your website!
OK this was beyond yummy! I added pine nuts to the avocado puree and it is heavenly rich!
I was really excited about making this recipe! The pork was beyond amazing!! I added a jalapeño and habanero pepper to the crock pot which took it off the charts! The avocado creme sauce was also delicious and I plan on making it many more times to add to some other dishes. However, I was really disappointed in the tortillas. I read a lot of different suggestions on how to avoid thick, fluffy, fragile, eggy, small, pancake like tortillas, but that is exactly what I got. The house even smelt like pancakes. To improve the taste I used water instead of the coconut milk and added cumin, lime juice, and chili pepper to mask the coconut and egg taste, which successfully hid the egg but they were still more sweet and coconut-y then I would prefer. As much as I tried to tell myself that the sauce and pork masked the tortilla taste, I wasn’t able to convince myself, or my boyfriend, that was the truth. I am new to paleo..2 days to be exact… and have no experience in cooking with coconut flour, almond flour, or flax meal. I would love to attempt this recipe again but am deterred due to the effort and lack of satisfaction in the tortillas. Any suggestions?
Hey Amber! Coconut flour is extremely touchy and kind of a bitch to work with sometimes. These have to be perfect, so just a 1/4 of teaspoon of excess coconut flour can completely throw them off as well as too little coconut flour. I’m not one to noticed a coconut flavor, but I have also been paleo for 2 years and my taste has changed. Play around with it again. I can’t promise it will be the same as enchiladas, but it’s definitely closer than anything else i’ve tried. I’ve also done sweet potato enchiladas. you might like those without coconut!!
This is currently in my crockpot! I’m super excited for the avocado part 🙂
I’m going to make this tonight. Looks AMAZING. 8 hours though!? I’m going to obliterate that pork in the pressure cooker in 80 minutes flat.
One of my friends above posted this on her Facebook so I had to check it out. It was ok, but I think it could use some work.
The first issue was my error I think…I didn’t scoop out the onions with the meat and include that when I shredded. That would have helped add some flavor. My crockpot is big and my roast was small so the liquid wasn’t covering a lot of the meat. That could also have been why the meat didn’t have a lot of flavor?
I also had problems with “pancake” like tortillas, but I think my issue was my pan was too hot. Also, they needed some flavor.
The sauce was VERY good. Only thing I would change is add a little jalapeno to give it some kick. I think this would be awesome thinned out a bit more to use as a salad dressing!
I will definitely try this again with some tweaks and with a venison roast.
My porkbutt had a bone – and with all the broth left in there, seems a shame to throw away – anyone find anything interesting to do with it?
I made this earlier this week with a beef rump roast I had on hand. Amazing! Shredded beef in enchiladas? Perfect! Next time, I may omit the lemin juice as it was a bit tangy, but otherwise, this dish was amazing. And it may have been all my fault since I did not have a fresh lemon and used lemon juice from a bottle instead.
We loved it! The almond, pork, avocado and cilantro flavors complimented each other well.
The hubs couldn’t get the right consistency to make tortillas. They came out more like pancakes, so it turned into a casserole. But it still rocked.
This was AMAZING! Do you make anything not insanely delicious?
I doubled the recipe and added grilled red and yellow bell peppers. Since I was unable to get the tortillas to roll well, I placed them flat on the bottom, middle, and top to create a layered casserole and it worked out great.
Thanks for sharing!!!
I’m making this on Friday and I can’t freaking wait! One problem though.. I could only find a pork shoulder at the store tonight? Will that be okay instead of a pork butt?
Thanks for posting such awesomeness!
This one gets two thumbs up. I’m planning on trying the avocado cream on any/everything. Super yum!
Looks like another winner! I’m going to try this with some smoked pork butt. think it would be good! Look forward to try this!
First, thank you thank you thank you for starting this blog/website, you have made my life so much easier!! Now when I want to cook something I think about what i have in the freezer and search for that meat on your site and pick that nights meal!! THANK YOU!! Eating quasi-Paleo can be so hard as you get tired of the basic chicken and veggies, steak and veggies, etc… (quasi because I love wine and beer and tortilla chips! And pizza is a weakness… Oh well). Anyways, THANK YOU!! I can’t wait for your cookbook.
2nd. I want to make these with chicken, thanks to costco I have 40lbs of chicken in my freezer I need to work through (its such a good deal its hard to say no!) My problems is I ALWAYS dry out my chicken when using my slow cooker, I’m awful at it, any other meat tastes amazing, chicken, like cardboard. Do you have any suggestions when cooking chicken in the slow cooker to keep it moist? I use broths, coconut milk, or whatever the prescribed liquid is….
Add A TON of chicken or vegetable broth. I mean a TON. The more the better with chicken!
I thought this stuff was excellent! I only give it four stars because not every silly person in my house likes avocados in the first place but you couldn’t even taste it. At least the hubs mostly liked it and one picky kid thought it was really good. Thanks for all your work!!
This is AMAZING!!! I made it two nights in a row!
i grew up in roseburg! that picture made me smile. i have been living in dallas for 12 years now but i still long for the pacific northwest. came across this browsing for enchilada recipe just might give it a try tonight.
Love your recipes
Can these be made ahead and frozen to use in a couple days??
I’m not sure they would still taste the same. And they may get a bit soggy…
I was wondering, on the coconut milk… I am kinda stupid on all the different kinds.. there’s the kind in the box thats super liquidy! then there’s the solid kind in the can.. Is this the Solid kind? or liquid? I am so stupid! lol
use in the can and mix together the cream and the water to get your coconut milk
Thanks!! that has always confused me! lol
I made these tonight, along w regular enchiladas for the kids. I was pissed b/c my kids loved THESE more than the regular ones and they ate them all! There goes my lunch for tomorrow 🙁 These were amazing, and I plan to make the “tortillas” to use as crepes for breakfast, wraps for lunch, dessert crepes…
These look sooo sooo good! I like to make food ahead for enexpexted late nights.
Does anyone know if these would freeze well?
Are your headbands still available? I clicked the link and it “was not found” 🙁 I would love to get one!
Tortillas were a little tricky to get nice and thin, but these were phenomenal! And so were the other sh*t ton of recipes I’ve been making over the past months…thought I’d finally share some love. I’ll try to do more ratings in the future. Thanks for making my paleo lifestyle much more tasty!
Also, I’ve read your periodic rants about acne. In a recent recipe post, I noticed it’s around your jaw line. You’ve probably gotten all the advice in the world, but are you one of those people who rests your chin/jaw on your hand when relaxing? I’ve been there, and I found that I’ve seriously reduced my acne after stopping that habit. I’m not educated in dermatology in any way, but my friend mentioned it to me at some point and claims that the bacteria, etc on your hands can be malicious to the complexion of your face. Just a thought, anyway. Cheers!
I just started following your blog, you are super talented with food!! Everything I have made has been A-H-H-H-mazing!!
I have an unrelated/dumb question, when you did your sugar detox, does that mean no fruit? I would die…but really want to do it.
Yep no fruit. But you can do it!
I noticed that several of these reviews say how good this recipe looks but I actually made it tonight so I thought I would give my two-cents. My wife decided about 3 months ago that she wanted to start Whole 30. She was having stomach, skin and sleep issues. She read that this “way of eating” might resolve these problems. And if she lost some weight that would be an extra benefit. although I don’t have any of these issues I agreed to do it because it seemed stupid to eat two different menus. Part of the agreement was that I will cook dinner on Friday night. The only bad thing about this (well actually two things) is that I can’t go to Cross-Fit that night and I don’t really cook. I start going to this website because it is easy to navigate and some of your posts really crack me up. I have made several of your recipes over the last 3 months and they have been excellant. My wife has complimented all the meals. They usually take me alot more time than you show it will take (kind of like some of my WOD times) but I always get it done. I’m probably old enough to be most of your followers’ father, but it’s not true that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. We were both were born & raised in AZ so we were weaned on Mexican food. Paleo doesn’t really lend itself to authentic Mexican food but this looked like a good sustitute. When I told my wife that this was the recipe I was making this week, she asked (several times) if I really thought I was up to it. With her doubt I knew I had to try it. OK see even I’m rambling and I haven’t talked about this meal. It turned out great and we both really enjoyed it. I have to admit that I had a “ton” of meat left over. NBD, I’ll use it for the Hawaiian Pizza Salad. I did have a little trouble with the tortillas. I doubled the coconut milk to thin out the batter and it worked better for me. I think next time I will leave the lemon juice out of the avocado cream sauce. We thought it made the sauce a little tangy. It’s a great recipe and you made me look good for another week. Keep up the good work.
My son’s girlfriend just texted me this recipe and says it’s to die for! They are visiting this weekend so I’m making a batch. Thank you for the great work you do to keep us all healthy.
So i just found this blog and tried this recipe as I am phasing into a more paleo diet… hard for someone who loves carbs and sugar! It was pretty good though i was kicking myself for not defrosting some of my homemade salsa to go with it!
Firstly – my pork seemed a bit dried out. I am not sure if its because i left it in the slow cooker for 11 hours (no choice due to my work schedule and commute). or because after i shredded it (without onion… for no reason) i left it uncovered.
secondly i forgot to buy cilantro. which is ok cause i kinda hate it anyways.
Also my first tortilla came out like a pancake. which was delicious! so i added water to thin it out and make it easier to spread in the pan. i used coconut oil in the pan as i don’t trust a non-stick pan to do what it is supposed to.
i will be definitely trying this out again with a few tweaks to suit my tastes as well as some smarter choices so my meat doesn’t dry out!
Is there another way to make the tortillas? My family and I did not like these at all. Too eggy and tast too much coconut.
not that i have a recipe for as of now but other blogs have some tortilla recipes!
So I saw this on your FB feed and I needed to do it asap. Like no crockpot pork butt 8 hrs cooking. I threw everything in a pot and cooked it on slow for 2hrs. Meanwhile did everything else and fried up some plaintain chips. The pork was to die for, I’m sure it’ll be even better in the crock pot cooking a lot longer and that sauce was great too. I’ll be adding jalapenos next time for some heat!
The whole family LOVED this!! Hubs came across it through another link, and munchkin (who lately has been a rather picky eater got over that long enough to give a bite a try) absolutely adored it and asked if we could have it again!! Major hit!! Thank you so much!
question – can I use chicken broth instead of vege broth for the avocado cream sauce?
i’m lazy and don’t want to go to the store.
Omg I just made these for dinner tonight…so good!! I love the saltiness of the pork, the slight sweetness of the “tortilla” and the tanginess of the cream sauce!! Just a few tips for those having trouble making the tortillas. First I combined all the ingredients in a food processor after I tried whisking by hand. I found that everything was clumping and the only way to have a truly homogenous mixture is with the food processor! Then I used a crepe pan that I sprayed with coconut oil cooking spray. I took a 1/4 cup dry measuring cup and as I poured it into the pan (which was between medium low-medium heat) I swirled the pan to get the batter to spread out just like a crepe. It didnt stick at all. I did use two spatulas to help me flip so it didnt have a chance to rip. they looked just like crepes when they were finished. Thin, but still fluffy. I hope this helps!!
Juli, have you ever made this using the boxed egg whites? Any idea how much equals 6 egg whites?
no, i just use regular eggs. i don’t know much about box egg whites