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Vegetarian Carnitas Recipe (with Video)

Mexican, Soy, Dairy-free
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Recipe Time: 40min


For the carnitas
- 1 Onion, sliced
- 4 clove Garlic, chopped
- 4 large portobello mushrooms
- 200 g Oyster mushrooms, shredded
- 0.25 cup Orange juice
- 2 Tbs Lime juice
- 1 Tbs Soy sauce
- 1 tsp Ground cumin
- 2 tsp Ground cilantro
- 1 tsp Smoked paprika
- 1 tsp Dried oregano
- pinch salt and fresh black pepper
To serve
- 8 small corn tortillas
- 0.25 cup Onion, chopped
- 0.25 cup Cilantro, chopped
- Salsa verde
- Lime, in quarters
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For the carnitas
1. Preheat your oven to 200ºC/400ºF.
2. In a bowl, mix the onion, garlic, mushrooms, orange and lime juice and soy sauce. Let it sit for 10 minutes and spread over a baking tray with parchment paper. Mix the spices, salt and pepper and powder over the mushroom mix.
3. Bake for 30 minutes or until the mushrooms have softened and roasted.
4. Remove from the oven, shred with a fork and bake once again for 10 minutes or until golden.
To serve
1. Assemble your tacos with tortillas, avocado slices, chopped onion and cilantro. Accompany with salsa verde and lime.
2. Share and enjoy.

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