Barbecue Ranch Pork Tacos

Barbecue pork and a cool, creamy slaw are a perfect combination of flavors. This super easy skillet pork tenderloin version of pork tacos is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or weekend get-together with friends.
Prep 30 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Servings 10

Ingredient List

  • 3 cups shredded tricolor coleslaw (from 14-oz bag)
  • 1/3 cup from 1 bottle (9 oz) Old El Paso™ Zesty Ranch Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pork tenderloin (about 1 1/4 lb), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count), heated as directed on package
  • 1 cup from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium bowl, mix coleslaw and Old El Paso™ Zesty Ranch Sauce; cover and refrigerate.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork; cook 4 minutes without moving. Turn pork; cook 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center. Stir in barbecue sauce. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. Divide pork among warm taco shells. Top evenly with cheese, then top with coleslaw mixture. Top with cilantro.

Expert Tips

  • Shredded green cabbage works well in place of the tricolor slaw.
  • Take the heat up a bit by using Old El Paso™ 3-Pepper Cheese Blend instead of the Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend.
  • Like a little heat? Opt for a spicy barbecue sauce.
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  • 1 Serving Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 100);  Total Fat 11g (Saturated Fat 4 1/2g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 45mg;  Sodium 370mg;  Potassium 260mg;  Total Carbohydrate 17g (Dietary Fiber 1g ,Sugars 6g);  Protein 16g
  • % Daily Value: Vitamin A 0%;  Vitamin C 6%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron 6%
  • Exchanges: 1/2 Starch;  1/2 Other Carbohydrate;  2 Lean Meat;  1 Fat
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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