Monday, October 22, 2012

Sweet Barbacoa Pork Burrito Bowls

I love the barbacoa beef at Chipotle. It is my absolute favorite and I always get it in a burrito bowl. I decided to try and make it at home using pork instead. I had some boneless pork chops in the freezer so I used those. Let me tell you, it turned out great! The meat was so flavorful and moist and the fact that it had less calories than the beef was a bonus. I'll be making this again soon!

Sweet Barbacoa Pork Burrito Bowls
One serving-1 cup rice, 1/2 cup pork, 1oz crumbled cheese, and shredded lettuce=13 ww points plus
Cal 442, Carbs 56g, Fat 13.5, Protein 34g

2 lbs pork loin roast (I used boneless pork loin chops)
6 oz Coke Zero
5 tsp light brown sugar
1 tsp garlic powder
pinch of salt and pepper
1 tsp chili powder
2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, chopped
juice of one lime
4 tbsp chopped green chilies
White Rice (I used one cup per bowl)
2 oz queso cheese, crumbled
Optional-cilantro, black beans, sour cream, green onions, tomatoes, lettuce

Place pork in a slow cooker that has been coated with cooking spray (or liner) Add coke, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt, pepper, lime juice, and chili powder. Let cook on low for 3-4 hours. Shred pork and then add chipotle peppers and chopped green chilies and cook an additional 30 minutes. Serve over rice and an additional toppings of your choosing. Enjoy!

This recipe can also be found at this link party


  1. This looks so good! I love Chipotle so I will have to give this a try!

  2. I had to pin this! Yum! Thanks you for sharing at All my Bloggy Friends. I'm looking forward to seeing what you share this week! :)

  3. This looks absolutely delicious!! Thanks for linking up at Romance on a dime!


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