Recipe – Pork & Peppers Tacos


Taco Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 6 oz. chorizo
  • 1 large onion thinly sliced
  • 2 poblano peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 small flour tortillas

Sauce ingredients:

  • 1 cup low fat yogurt or sour cream
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 -2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Optional toppings:

  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced or chopped
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • Fresh cilantro chopped
  • French’s fried onion rings


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. Add pork and choriza. Cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Remove meat mixture from pan with slotted spoon; drain fat, reserving 1-2 tbsp in pan for step 2.
  2. Add onion and peppers, cumin, chili powder and salt; cook approx. 8-10 minutes or until tender. Return meat mixture to pan and let simmer until ready to eat.
  3. Heat a griddle; spray lightly with oil; when hot, toast tortillas, approx. 1 minute on each side or until they brown and puff.
  4. Fill tortilla halfway with meat/pepper mixture, leaving room for toppings.
  5. Top with cheese first, then tomatoes, avocados, sauce and onion rings. Add chopped cilantro if desired.



©Copyright 2018, Randy Bancino


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