Chorizo Pork Tacos with Creamy Slaw

Chorizo Pork Tacos with Creamy Slaw

Shake up taco night with this easy-to-make taco that delivers big on flavor. Cooked ground pork is seasoned with chorizo taco seasoning mix, and then layered with a quick and easy creamy cabbage slaw, topped with shredded cheese, radishes and green onions.
  • 30 Minutes Prep
    30 Minutes Total
  • 10 Servings

Ingredient List

  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Chorizo Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend (5 oz)
  • 1 package (10 count) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ Taco Shells, heated as directed on package
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • Lime wedges, if desired
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium bowl, stir mayonnaise, lime juice and salt until blended. Add cabbage and 2 tablespoons of the green onions; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until needed.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook pork over medium-high heat 7 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; do not drain. Stir in water and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. Divide warm pork mixture and cheese among heated taco shells. Top with slaw, radish, remaining 2 tablespoons green onions and the cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • To save time, purchase shredded cabbage.
  • Try shredded Monterey Jack cheese instead of Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend for a new flavor twist.


10 servings (1 taco each)

1 Taco Calories 260  (Calories from Fat 160);  Total Fat 18g  (Saturated Fat 7g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 45mg;  Sodium 410mg;  Total Carbohydrate 12g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 1g);  Protein 13g  

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  2%;  Vitamin C  6%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron  6%;  

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 Lean Meat, 1/2 High-Fat Meat, 2 Fat

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