Abuela’s Tacos

CREATIVE MEALS

El Popular Abuela’s Tacos Recipe
El Popular Abuela’s Tacos Recipe

Abuela’s Tacos

Ivy Tech- East Chicago Campus, 2017 Chorizo Contest
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Keyword: Contest, Creative Meals
Servings: 24
Author: Monica Juarez

Ingredients

To Begin

  • 6 oz Super-Picante chorizo (one stick) remove casing
  • 3 oz Mild Chorizo (1/2 stick) remove casing
  • 1 lb Ground pork
  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 3 small Diced potatoes
  • 3 cups Water
  • 24 Taco soft shells (corn or flour)

Green Chili

  • 4 Jalapeños
  • 3 Poblano peppers
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • 4 Tomatoes

Instructions

To Begin

  • Brown all meats on med-high heat.
  • Once meat is brown add the diced potatoes, all spices and 3 cups of water.
  • Then put the pan on low heat and simmer until the potatoes are tender and water is all gone.
  • Heat soft shells and add a few tablespoons of filling to shells. Garnish with Green Chili, cheese, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream, and cilantro etc.

Green Chili

  • Take and cut vegetables in to quarters.
  • Place all your vegetables in a pot and cover with water.
  • Cook until all vegetables are tender.
  • Take most of the water out but leave about a ¼ in the pan.
  • Put aside some of the water in a bowl in case you need to thin the sauce.
  • Add vegetables to a blender mix till smooth. Once smooth put back in pan and bring sauce to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook for ten minutes or until thick.
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