Pork and Sweet Potato Tacos with Chipotle Aioli
Prep 35 Minutes
Total 1 Hours
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix
- 1 1/4 lb pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 2 medium dark-orange sweet potatoes (about 1 lb), peeled, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 3 cups shredded green cabbage
- 1 package (4.7 oz) Old El Paso™ Stand ‘N Stuff™ taco shells (10 shells)
- 2 tablespoons salted roasted pepitas
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
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- Heat oven to 425°F. Spray large rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix oil and taco seasoning mix. Add pork tenderloin and sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Spread in single layer on baking sheet. Roast 20 to 25 minutes or until potatoes are tender and pork is no longer pink in center (145°F).
- Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, chipotles in adobo, garlic and lime juice. Reserve 2 tablespoons mixture for topping tacos; set aside. Add cabbage to remaining mayonnaise mixture in bowl; toss to coat.
- Heat taco shells as directed on box. Divide cabbage mixture among shells; top with pork and sweet potatoes. Top with remaining mayonnaise mixture, pepitas and cilantro.
- Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes are often labeled “garnet yams” in grocery stores.
- Pepitas are small edible pumpkin seeds that add a delicious, salty crunch to tacos, salads and more.