Tacos Al Pastor Recipe

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Tacos Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor

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The perfect combination of pineapple and pork makes for a fiesta in minutes! These tacos will be on your family’s wish list with the fresh flavors of avocado and cilantro, melded together by our delicious Ultra Thin Sliced Mild Cheddar Cheese.

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Teresa
June 11th, 2012 7:14p.m.

Super easy to make and super delicious! Loved the fresh, summery combination of the pineapple, cilantro, salsa and avocado. I'd make this over and over again. The kids loved it too. My complete review http://fitness2at.com/2012/06/11/review-of-tacos-al-pastor-by-sargento/

 

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Directions

SUMMARY

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp. each: chili powder and ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic salt
  • 1 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 2 tsp. canola or vegetable oil
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, seeded, diced

DIRECTIONS

  • 1

    Combine chili powder, cumin and garlic salt; rub over meat.

  • 2

    Heat oil in an ovenproof (wrap handle in foil) skillet over medium heat until hot. Add meat; cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer skillet to a preheated 375°F oven; bake until internal temperature reaches 145°F, 10 to 14 minutes depending on thickness of meat. Transfer to a carving board; tent with foil and let stand 5 minutes.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, combine avocado, pineapple, cilantro and salsa; mix well. Cut meat into bite size chunks. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Immediately place two slices cheese over each tortilla; top with meat and avocado mixture and fold in half.

HELPFUL HINTS

  • Al Pastor traditionally means the grilling method shepherds used to cook the fillings for their tacos. Today it most often refers to the specific combination of pork and pineapple in the taco filling.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 532

Total Fat 28.0g

Saturated Fat 10.2g

Trans Fat 11.5g

Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g

Cholesterol 116mg

Sodium 584mg

Carbohydrates 32g

Protein 39g

Dietary Fiber 7g

Vitamin A 54RE

Vitamin C 13mg

Calcium 430mg

Iron 3mg

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