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Pork Carnitas-Stuffed Tater Tots

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Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns #15100 | Yield: 12 servings

Pork Carnitas-Stuffed Tater Tots
Center Your Sides


Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns #15100 3 lbs. 8 oz.
Papetti's® Easy Eggs® Liquid Whole Eggs 1 cup
avocado, mashed 4 oz.
ranch dressing 1/2 cup
cumin to taste
lime juice 3/10 oz.
all-purpose flour 1/2 cup
pork carnitas, cooked, chopped 14 oz.
queso fresco, crumbled 7 oz.

Quick Tips

  • For another option, substitute pork carnitas with chorizo.
  • Serve as an appetizer or side dish.


  1. In small bowl, combine mashed avocado, ranch dressing, cumin and lime juice. Mix well. Cover and reserve in refrigerator.
  2. In medium bowl, combine potatoes, liquid eggs and flour. Toss until potatoes are well coated.
  3. Using your hands, combine about 5 small pieces of pork carnitas with 2-3 crumbles of queso fresco. Form a small ball.
  4. Coat the small meat and cheese ball with about 3/4 oz of potato mixture. Pack tightly. Reserve on floured sheet pan.
  5. Repeat this process for all tots.
  6. Place tots in 375°F deep fryer. Fry about 2 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove and drain.
  7. Serve hot with avocado ranch dressing for dipping.


Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (226g)
  • Servings Per Container
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 340 Calories from Fat 140
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 16g 25%
    • Saturated Fat 5g 25%
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 105mg 35%
  • Sodium 520mg 22%
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g 11%
    • Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
    • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 16g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4

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