These Ground Pork Tacos are easy to make and flavorful. They are made with ground pork and served with a delicious Mexican Cabbage Slaw and hot sauce.
This easy taco recipe is made with ground pork and flavored with homemade taco seasoning, and we love to serve them with a crunchy Mexican slaw for delicious texture and flavor. You could also add cabbage and season with a delicious Cilantro Lime Crema and hot sauce. These pork tacos are easy to make and can be served with butter lettuce and soft or hard tortillas.
These flavorful Mexican pork tacos are easy to make and require simple taco ingredients.
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These are the best ground pork tacos that are easy to make. You cook the pork and veggies and then assemble the tacos.
Saute onion and garlic, and add spices and tomato paste.
Add diced onion to a pre-heated saute pan with 1-2 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Cook onion for about 3-5 minutes; add garlic and cook for 1 additional minute.
Add taco seasoning and tomato paste and stir to combine.
NOTE: If you prefer to remove excess grease and fat after the pork is cooked, then add seasoning after it’s cooked.
Cook pork and season to taste.
Add ground pork to the same saute pan. Use a spatula to break it into pieces.
Once the pork is cooked, taste and add some lime juice for acidity, or more salt, as needed.
Make tacos and enjoy.
Add the cooked Mexican ground pork to tortillas, season with Cabbage Slaw, pico de gallo, Mexican crema, hot sauce, or other taco toppings, and enjoy!
Ground pork is made from pork shoulder, also known as pork butt or Boston butt, and sometimes includes trimmed ends of the loin.
A traditional pork taco is called tacos al pastor, made of pork shoulder. In fact, there are some places where the terms “al pastor” and “tacos al pastor” are synonymous.
Leftovers should be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.
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Need a beverage to go with this appetizer? Our go-to drinks are Classic Margaritas, Ginger Margaritas, Strawberry Lime Margarita, and Anejo Old Fashioned.
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