Chorizo Pork Tacos with Creamy Slaw

Shake up taco night with this easy, flavorful chorizo tacos recipe. Cooked ground pork is seasoned with chorizo taco seasoning mix and then layered with a quick and easy creamy cabbage slaw and topped with shredded cheese, radishes and green onions. Serve these delicious chorizo tacos with fresh lime wedges on the side for a picture-worthy presentation.
Prep 30 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Servings 10

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 packet (.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Chorizo Taco Seasoning Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups from 1 package (7 oz) Old El Paso™ Shredded Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend
  • 1 box (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells (10 Count), 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 while making these chorizo tacos, purchase shredded cabbage.
  • Try shredded Monterey Jack cheese instead of Mexican Style 4 Cheese Blend for a new flavor twist on this chorizo tacos recipe.


  • 1 Taco Calories 260 (Calories from Fat 160);  Total Fat 18g (Saturated Fat 7g ,Trans Fat 0g);  Cholesterol 45mg;  Sodium 410mg;  Potassium 160mg;  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
  • Carbohydrate Choice: 1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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