- SLAW AND CHILES:
- 2 cups very thinly sliced green cabbage
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped cilantro
- 2 green onions, thinly sliced
- 3 large dried ancho chiles, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced crosswise
- 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- PUMPKIN SPREAD:
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon ground ancho chiles
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 can (15 oz.) pumpkin purée
- 3 ounces cream cheese, cut in chunks
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- TORTILLAS AND ASSEMBLY:
- 36 small (4 in.) corn tortillas*
- 1/2 cup salted toasted pumpkin seeds (pepitas)
- 1 orange, cut into small wedges
- Kosher salt
- calories 170
- caloriesfromfat 38 %
- protein 3.3 g
- fat 7.2 g
- satfat 2.2 g
- carbohydrate 24 g
- fiber 3.1 g
- sodium 167 mg
- cholesterol 8.6 mg
How to Make It
Make slaw: Mix cabbage, cilantro, and onions in a bowl.
Toast chiles: In a small frying pan over medium heat, cook sliced chiles in oil, stirring often, until some turn reddish brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer chiles to paper towels, using a slotted spoon; reserve oil.
Make spread: In a medium saucepan, cook butter over medium heat, swirling often, until golden, 3 to 5 minutes. Add ground chiles and allspice all at once and stir until foamy, about 10 seconds. Reduce heat to low and stir in pumpkin, cream cheese, and salt; cook, stirring, until cheese melts, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in juice; scrape into a bowl. Just before serving, drizzle with reserved chile oil.
Warm tortillas: Divide into 2 stacks, wrap in a cloth napkin, and microwave until hot, turning over once, 2 to 3 minutes.
Set tortillas, spread, slaw, pumpkin seeds, toasted chiles, and orange wedges on a tray and let diners make their own tacos, adding a squeeze of orange and more salt to taste.
*Buy at a Latino market. Or substitute regular-size tortillas.
Make ahead: For spread and slaw, 1 day, chilled. Toast chiles the day of serving. Microwave spread until hot, 3 to 4 minutes.
Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.