Easy Ground Pork Tacos al Pastor

Have classic tacos al pastor for dinner any time with this shortcut method using easy and affordable ground pork.
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25 Minutes Prep
25 Minutes Total
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10 Servings


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 lb ground pork
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits in juice, undrained
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ Al Pastor Taco Seasoning Mix
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 package (10 count) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ Taco Shells, heated as directed on package
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 cup Old El Paso™ Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese (4 oz)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1 1/4 cups shredded red cabbage
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/3 cup sour cream, if desired
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup diced white onion
  • Small check mark in a circle icon 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
Preparation
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add pork, and cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until no longer pink; do not drain.
  2. Stir in pineapple and taco seasoning mix; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 1 to 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. Divide pork among heated taco shells; top with cheese, cabbage, sour cream, onion and cilantro.
Expert Tips
  • Save even more time by opting for preshredded red cabbage.
  • Want more toppings? Try sliced radishes, sliced jalapeño, or drizzle with your favorite hot sauce.
Nutrition
10 servings (1 taco each)

1 Taco Calories 230  (Calories from Fat 120);  Total Fat 13g  (Saturated Fat 6g,  Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 40mg;  Sodium 280mg;  Total Carbohydrate 15g  (Dietary Fiber 1g,  Sugars 5g);  Protein 12g  

% Daily Value: Vitamin A  2%;  Vitamin C  6%;  Calcium 10%;  Iron  4%;  

Exchanges: 1 Starch, 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat, 2 1/2 Fat

Carbohydrate Choice: