Pork and Pineapple Tacos

recipe
Salsa verde is a green tomatillo salsa usually found in the Latin foods section of grocery stores. Serve with refried black beans sprinkled with shredded cheese.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 taco)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 310
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 3.2 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 20.9 g
Carbohydrate 40.7 g
Fiber 3.2 g
Cholesterol 49 mg
Iron 3.1 mg
Sodium 677 mg
Calcium 37 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon chipotle chile pepper powder (such as McCormick)
1 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed and coarsely chopped
1 (15 1/4-ounce) can pineapple tidbits in juice, undrained
6 (6-inch) flour tortillas
3/4 cup salsa verde (such as Herdez)

Preparation

Combine onion and cilantro.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Combine chipotle powder, chili powder, salt, and pork in a medium bowl. Add pork mixture to pan; sauté 4 minutes or until browned. Remove from pan.

Add pineapple to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in pork mixture; cook 1 minute or until pork is done.

Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 2/3 cup pork mixture down center of each tortilla. Top each serving with 2 tablespoons onion mixture and 2 tablespoons salsa; roll up.

October 2002
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