KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We have another perfect gameday meal for you and your game-watching buddies.

This is the perfect quick and easy pork carnitas recipe. The pork is best served on corn tortillas to make carnitas tacos.


  • Pork Shoulder
  • 16-oz bottle of Coca-Cola
  • A medium yellow onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • Four cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp Thyme
  • 2 tsp Oregano
  • 2 Bay leaves


  • Add pork shoulder to crock pot
  • Add onion, garlic and the rest of the seasonings listed
  • Add a bottle of Coca-Cola
  • Let cook in the crock pot for 6 to 8 hours
  • To add more flavor, crisp up the pork in a hot skillet when finished cooking in crockpot
  • Serve on corn tortillas with the toppings of your choice