Tacos Norteños

Side Dishes

 
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Nutrition Facts
Tacos Norteños
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 515 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugar 0g  
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 3 Avocados From Mexico halved, pitted, peeled and cut into 1/2-in cubes
  • 6 Chiles guajillos (about 1oz) Rinsed seeded and deveined,
  • 5 small Tomatillos (about 8 oz) Rinsed and peeled
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp Salt Divided
  • 1/8 tsp anise seeds
  • 1/8 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 1/4 cup onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 12 6-in corn tortillas Warmed

Instructions

  1. In small saucepan, combine chiles, tomatillos and 1 1/2 cups of water; bring to boil; cover and simmer until tomatillos are tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  2. Strain, reserve liquid and set aside until cool.
  3. In blender, combine chiles, tomatillos, 1/4 cup of the reserved cooking liquid, garlic, 1 teaspoon of the salt, the anise seeds and oregano; blend until pureed; strain.
  4. In medium skillet, heat oil; add beef, cook and stir until no longer pink.
  5. Add tomatillo mixture; cook 5 minutes.
  6. Transfer to measuring cup, add reserved cooking liquid to measure 2 cups.
  7. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine avocados, onion, cilantro and remaining 1 teaspoon salt; mix well but don’t mash (it should be chunky).
  8. Spoon avocado mixture onto tortillas, dividing equally.
  9. Roll each up and cut off ¼-in from each end.
  10. To serve, place 3 stuffed tortillas on each plate; pour meat sauce on top, dividing equally.

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Nutrition Facts
Tacos Norteños
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 515 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 28g 43%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 0mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 43%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 13g 52%
Sugar 0g  
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0%
Iron 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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