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Pork, a common taco filling throughout Latin America, takes well to spices. A slightly sweet fruit salsa helps balance the heat. Serve with lime wedges.

Mark Scarbrough
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2007


Credit: Lain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr

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6 servings (serving size: 2 tortillas, 2/3 cup pork mixture, and 1/2 cup salsa)


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Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare salsa, combine the first 7 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir until well blended. Cover and chill.

  • To prepare tacos, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook 2 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add pork to pan; cook 4 minutes or until pork loses its pink color, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth and next 7 ingredients (through chipotles). Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer 10 minutes or until liquid is nearly evaporated. Warm tortillas according to package directions. Serve pork mixture with tortillas and salsa.

Nutrition Facts

391 calories; calories from fat 19%; fat 8.3g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 2g; protein 29.3g; carbohydrates 50.8g; fiber 6.9g; cholesterol 74mg; iron 3.6mg; sodium 420mg; calcium 161mg.