Dinner Done: Pork Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce

11:42 AM, May 17, 2010   |    comments
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Want to spice up your dinner plans? Try this flavorful meal, Pork Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sauce.

You'll Need:

  • Pork Tenderloin (about 2 lbs)
  • 1 cup tomato strips
  • ½ cup lime juice, divided
  • 1 tsp minced jalapeno (or omit for mild!)
  • 1 tbls fresh minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup fresh chopped cilantro, divided
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 12 tortillas

To Prepare:

First, prepare a Cilantro-Lime Sauce by mixing sour cream, ¼ cup cilantro and 3 Tbsp lime juice.  Refrigerate while the pork cooks.

In a crock pot, add all remaining ingredients except the tortillas.  Cook on high heat for 3-5 hours until the pork is tender.  Shred the pork, incorporating all of the juices it cooked in as well.

Serve in warmed tortillas, topped with Cilantro-Lime Sauce.  This is a great dish to get creative with... other delicious toppers include salsa, sliced avocado, red onions and jalapeno peppers!

Did you know? The combination of cilantro and lime juice is found in many Asian, Latin American and Caribbean recipes!  Cilantro is so tender that even the stems can be used in cooking.

Nutritional Info: Serves 6. Pork:  180 cal, 15g fat (4g sat), 130mg chol, 600mg sodium, 5g carb, 1g fiber, 40g protein.  Tortillas (2 per serving): 200 cal, 4.4g fat (1g sat), 0mg chol, 300mg sodium, 35g carb, 2g fiber, 5g protein.   Cilantro-Lime Sauce: 40 cal, 3.5g fat (2.2g sat), 8mg chol, 90mg sodium, 1.3g carb, 0g fiber, 0g protein.  Note that nutritionals are an estimate and will vary based on the actual ingredients purchased and used.

Nutrition Notes:  Substitute lettuce leaves for tortillas to lower calories and fat!

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