Pork & Pineapple Tacos

Monday, July 21, 2014


On average, I eat tacos about three times per week. And I'm not even exaggerating here. Chris and I (and Harlow) are taco maniacs. If we weren't always running out of our favorite tortillas, we would probably eat tacos seven times a week.

I like them because they're easy to make, they're pretty affordable, and I like to think they're semi-healthy. And Chris grills all of the meat outside so the kitchen clean-up is super minimal. I'm all about minimal kitchen clean-up.

Because we're always eating tacos, it's usually our mission to put a new spin on them and recently our favorite recipe involves pork and pineapple. The combination of these two ingredients together is simply amazing. If you're doubtful, just give it a try and you'll see why.

In the photo above I used:
Thinly slice pork chops
Freshly cut pineapple
White onion
Cilantro
Avocado

Chris grilled the pork, pineapple, and onions, but that's only because I'm a sucker for grilled pineapple. You could also serve it on top cold and it would be just as good I bet.

Throw it all into a tortilla and you're good to go. I put a bit of salsa on mine and Chris smeared his with Siracha because he smears everything with Siracha.

Have a favorite summer recipe you always make? Share it below, especially if it involves tacos...

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11 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing this recipe! I'm a huge taco fanatic myself, so I'll definitely have to give this one a try!

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  2. I'm always up for making tacos more exciting..these look amazing!

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  3. I am addicted to everything pineapple! One of my favorite dishes I made so far is Pineapple Pork Loin. It was super simple.

    Pork Loin
    1/2-Full bottle of Trader Joe's Island Soyaki
    Red Potatoes cut in half
    Onions

    Put all those things in a crock pot on high for 6 hours or low for 8-10 hours. Top with fresh pineapple and avocado if you wish! Super super simple for the lazy cooks like myself!

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  4. Ah! This looks delicious! And easily adaptable to taco salad (I cannot have flour tortillas) Mmmmm!

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  5. My family would love these. What is your favorite brand of tortilla? Also, I must agree that grilled pineapple is far superior to regular old cold pineapple.

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  6. Looks so delicious!! Ans more importantly easy!

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  7. I love putting fruit on tacos! So unexpected, but delicious!

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  8. Those look amazing! I love the idea of pineapple and pork, definitely going to have to try that next time! I usually make taco salad once a week, which is a basically a taco mountain on a plate with tortilla chips. I highly recommend it :)

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  9. Yum!! This is a great idea for a summer dinner. Although I have to say, since moving to LA I don't think I've made tacos. There's usually a truck around somewhere. Literally the very best thing about this city is the abundance of cheap Mexican street food.

    Love, Gigi
    Dolce and Gabriella

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  10. Love these! They look awesome. Another taco idea is to just sprinkle some tilapia with chili powder (lightly sprinkled) and cook them in a pan with a bit of olive oil. Then cut up mango, avocado, and red onion, and squeeze lime juice over top, and you'll have the best fish tacos ever.

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