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Pork Verde Tostadas

Course: Dinner/Slow Cooker
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: carnitas, Tostadas, verde
Author: Michelle De La Cerda

Slow cooked pork then quickly fried up carnitas-style, served on a crisp corn tortilla and topped with cabbage, radishes, crema, and salsa verde.



  • Lighter Carnitas
  • 1-16 oz jar HERDEZ® salsa verde
  • Shredded cabbage
  • Diced Radishes
  • Crema Mexicana
  • Corn Tortillas
  • High heat oil (for frying)
  • Fresh chopped cilantro

Optional Ingredients

  • Queso Fresco
  • Avocado
  • Cheese
  • Diced onions
  • Beans (black, refried, pinto)
  • Fresh limes wedges


  1. Make Lighter Carnitas.
  2. Add 12 oz of HERDEZ® salsa verde to the pork and mix well.
  3. In a frying pan, heat the oil, and drop one corn tortilla in until it starts to brown, flip, and brown, cooks in about 1-2 minutes. Continue until all shells have been fried. Let rest on a paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  4. Layer the the tostadas with the pork verde, cabbage, radishes then drizzle with crema and more HERDEZ® salsa verde.
  5. If using, layer with any additional ingredients.
  6. Serve and enjoy.