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Carnitas Pizza

Servings 1 pizza

Ingredients

  • 4 Roma tomatoes peeled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped white onion
  • 3 garlic cloves sliced
  • 1 tbsp Mexican oregano to taste
  • 2-3 chipotles in adobo
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt to taste
  • 1 premade pizza crust
  • 1 cup carnitas Farmer John Shoulder Butt Roast
  • Garnishes like chopped white onions diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro and sliced jalapenos

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and saute onions until softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Saute garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  4. Add tomatoes and break up with a wooden spoon. Add oregano, chipotle and salt. Mix and continue to break down the tomatoes. Bring the mixture to a rapid boil and then bring it down to a simmer until thickened, about 20 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400F.
  6. Carefully transfer mixture to a blender and puree until smooth.
  7. Spread half the chipotle tomato sauce onto premade pizza crust, leaving a 1/2 inch border.
  8. Top with shredded cheese and carnitas. Garnish with chopped white onions, diced tomatoes, chopped cilantro and sliced jalapenos.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown, cheese is melted and the shredded pork has crispy edges. Let cool 5-10 minutes before slicing.