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Pork and Pineapple Tacos

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 taco)
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.

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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Combine onion and cilantro.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.