Avocado Pulled Pork Taco with a Twist

Tacos

Avocado Pulled Pork Taco with a Twist
Nutrition Facts
4 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 520
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 75mg 24%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 24g  
  Includes 8g Added Sugars 16%
Protein 31g
Vitamin D .72mg 4%
Calcium 214mg 15%
Iron 2mg 15%
Potassium 920mg 20%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Add a twist to Taco Tuesday by adding kale, caramelized onion and apple to your taco! Drizzled with a avocado garlic cheese sauce, this pork taco will make a Taco Tuesday to remember!

Ingredients

  • For the Pork:
  • 1 lb. Pork loin
  • 1 ea. Mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 ea. Green bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 ea. Yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 ea. Habanero pepper, minced
  • 2 T. Honey
  • 2 T. Cilantro, chopped
  • 1 ea. Garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 t. Chili powder
  • 1/4 t. Paprika
  • 1/8 t. Orange peel, dried
  • To taste, Salt and pepper
  • For the Avocado Garlic Cheese Sauce:
  • 1/2 ea. Avocados From Mexico, mashed
  • 2 oz. White queso, melted
  • 1/4 c. Milk, 2%
  • 1 ea. Garlic clove, minced
  • For the Taco:
  • 8 ea. White corn tortillas
  • 1 c. Kale, chopped
  • 1 ea. Apple, chopped
  • 1/2 ea. Onion, chopped
  • 2 T. Avocado oil
  • 1 T. Lemon juice
  • To taste, Cooking spray
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Instructions

  1. For the pulled pork: In a large crockpot, add pork loin, mango, bell pepper, yellow onion, habanero pepper, honey, cilantro, garlic, chili powder, paprika, and orange peel. Cook on low heat for approximately 8 hours or until the pork can easily pull apart and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a medium skillet on medium heat, warm avocado oil and add apple and onion. Cook until caramelized (approximately 10 minutes) while stirring constantly. Add kale and continue stirring for another 5 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, add avocado, white queso, milk and garlic. Stir until well combined and creamy to form the avocado garlic cheese sauce.
  4. In a small skillet on medium heat, add cooking spray and warm tortillas, one at a time, approximately 30 seconds on each side.
  5. Transfer tortillas to plates and evenly distribute with pulled pork and apple mixture to make tacos.
  6. Drizzle the tacos with the warm avocado garlic cheese sauce and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Pulled Pork Taco with a Twist
Amount Per Serving 4
Calories 520 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 24%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 75mg 24%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 54g 19%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 24g  
  Includes 8g Added Sugars 16%
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D .72mg .72%
Calcium 214mg 15%
Iron 2mg 15%
Potassium 920mg 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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