Carnitas Cups

Carnitas Cups - Pulled pork and cheese in crunchy phyllo cups is a great hot appetizer.

Carnitas Cups


  • 1 cup pulled pork in barbecue sauce
  • 4 ounces queso fresco or feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 packages (15-count each) Athens Mini Fillo Shells
  • 1/2 cup pico de gallo*

* Variation: Substitute guacamole for the pico de gallo.


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix together pulled pork and queso fresco/feta cheese.
  3. Spoon one heaping teaspoon of filling into each shell.
  4. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until heated through.
  5. Top each with pico de gallo.
  6. Serve.

Nutritional Info: Calories 35 Calories from Fat 15 Total Fat 1.5g Saturated Fat .5g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 125 mg Total Carbohydrate 3g Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 2g Protein 2g/ Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 2%

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Athens Foods

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