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Ground Pork Tacos

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Ground pork tacos are an easy weeknight meal using ground pork. This flavorful and easy taco filling is a easy and quick, but has tons of flavor. Add your favorite toppings and enjoy!

tacos with ground pork and avocado sauce

These easy tacos are a great recipe to add to your “taco Tuesday” rotation. Change up your regular ground beef tacos with these ground pork tacos instead! Slightly spiced and really flavorful, these are a quick and easy recipe that the whole family will love.

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ground pork tacos in plate with avocado cream behind

How to make these easy pork tacos

This recipe is very easy to make! For the full set of directions, make sure you scroll down to the recipe card below.

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 Tablespoon oil to heat.
  2. When hot, add the ground pork and using a wooden spoon to carefully break up into small chunks.
  3. Sprinkle the seasoning, dried onion flakes, brown sugar, and tomato paste over top and mix in thoroughly. Pour in the broth.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking up any big chunks, until the ground pork is cooked through all the way and is no longer pink.
  5. Serve immediately.
hand adding avocado crema to tacos with ground pork

How to serve these tacos

Serve these with cotija cheese, shredded cabbage, pickled red onions , seasoned black beans, and avocado crema! And if you want to make them really special, try making your own homemade sourdough tortillas!

Know what would be awesome with these tacos? Pink Nectarine Wine Pops!

Storage Information

Leftover ground pork can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

tacos with ground pork, avocado crema and pickled red onions

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Yield: 4 servings

Ground Pork Tacos Recipe

tacos with ground pork and avocado sauce

These ground pork tacos are a simple and easy weeknight meal wtih tons of flavor!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 Tablespoons mexican seasoning
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes
  • 1/4 cup reduced salt chicken broth

For Serving

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add 1 Tablespoon oil to heat.
  2. When hot, add the ground pork and using a wooden spoon to carefully break up into small chunks.
  3. Sprinkle the Mexican seasoning, dried onion flakes, brown sugar, and tomato paste over top and mix in thoroughly. Pour in the broth.
  4. Cook, stirring frequently and breaking up any big chunks, until the ground pork is cooked through all the way and is no longer pink.
  5. Serve immediately.

Notes

Leftover ground pork can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 398Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 9675mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 30g

Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. For the most accurate information, please calculate using your specific brands and exact measurements.

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Monday 3rd of July 2017

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Korena

Friday 27th of July 2012

Oh yum. I can't get enough tacos. I love the nectarine and corn salsa on these - so summery!

Amy (Savory Moments)

Tuesday 24th of July 2012

I absolutely love different types of tacos, especially in the summer. The salsa looks so delicious and summery! I love peach salsa, so I bet the nectarine is really good with pork.

Dana

Monday 23rd of July 2012

Holy moly, these look seriously great!

shelley c.

Monday 23rd of July 2012

YUM - those look delicious an fresh and so summery-colorful! I agree on this heat sapping any cooking-energy. I love summer, but it's been crazy this year. And awesome use for leftover pork - delish!!

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