Slow Cooker Carnitas Lettuce Wraps with Cherry Peach Salsa

Beef Carnitas with Cherry Peach Salsa Lettuce Wraps recipe.
Running to the Kitchen
  • Yield: 4 servings

Sweet beef carnitas with a summery fruit salsa stuffed into romaine lettuce wraps.


2cups leftover beef carnitas recipe
2cups cherries, pitted and chopped
2 peaches, chopped
4tablespoons cilantro, chopped
juice of 2 limes
salt and pepper to taste
12 Romaine lettuce leaves


  1. Combine cherries, peaches, cilantro, limes, salt and pepper in large bowl. Then fold in carnitas meat and toss to mix.
  2. Arrange lettuce leaves and scoop enough of the mixture into each one to fill about half the leaf.
  3. Roll up and eat.

Recipe courtesy of Gina Matsoukas, the author of Running to the Kitchen, a healthy recipe, fitness and photography blog. Inspired by her love for food from a young age, a recent weight loss and revamped outlook on health, her goal is to inspire people to eat well without sacrificing flavor and to make healthy food enjoyable and approachable.