Cowboy Tacos

Pork strips, jazzed up with taco seasoning, salsa and beans, become a hearty filling for taco shells.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 12

Ingredients

1
lb. boneless pork loin, cut into 1x1x1/4-inch strips
1
(1-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Seasoning Mix
1
to 2 tablespoons oil
1
cup Old El Paso™ Salsa
1
cup canned spicy chili beans, undrained
1/4
cup apricot preserves
1
(4.6-oz.) pkg. Old El Paso™ Taco Shells (12 shells)

Garnish

10
pitted ripe olives, sliced
5
or 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 In shallow bowl, combine pork and taco seasoning mix; toss to coat.
  • 2 Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until no longer pink.
  • 3 Stir in salsa, beans and preserves. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Meanwhile, heat taco shells according to package directions. To serve, spoon 1/3 cup pork mixture into each taco shell; top with olives and onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Taco
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    540mg
    540%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    10g
    10%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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