Cowboy Tacos

Cowboy Tacos

21 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
Joan Schweger
Recipe by  Joan Schweger

“It doesn't take very long to whip up a fun meal with this recipe. Cowboys love these meaty tacos with chili beans and olives.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 12 tacos

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Directions

  1. In a large resealable bag, toss pork meat with the taco seasoning mix until coated. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the seasoned pork in the hot oil, stirring occasionally until pork is no longer pink.
  2. Stir the beans, salsa and apricot preserves into the skillet with the pork. Reduce heat to low, and simmer until heated through, about 10 minutes.
  3. Spoon 1/3 cup of the pork mixture into each taco shell, and top with sliced olives.

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Reviews (21)

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rnotm2
39

rnotm2

I saw this recipe and thought it would be good to use with all the pork roasts I have. It was a huge hit! My husband NEVER eats left overs but this one he did and it was gone the next day. I used sugar free preserves so it wasn't that sweet but it was great. Insteat of taco shells they put down a bed of tortilla chips and put the topping on that and ate it like nachos. WONDERFUL!!!

erinella
28

erinella

I actually didnt make these from this website but its the same ones you can get off of the pillsbury website. I made it for my friends and they LOVED it. i let mine cook in the salsa and perserves for about 30-40 min just to make sure everything was really cooked. I had made a double batch so if you do let it cook longer to let the sauces cook down a bit.

Wyattdogster
27

Wyattdogster

Well, these are pretty darn tasty! My husband was stunned when he saw me mixing the preserves into the pan but was quick to say "these are really good..I'm surprised"! We didn't think they were too sweet, in fact there is just a touch of sweetness. Just be sure to use only the amount called for regarding the apricot preserves. I would recommend trying the cubed pork for some 'bite'. I used leftover shredded pork that I had on hand and by the time everything else was added, it was a bit mushy, so I would think the minced pork would be the same. I served these with the usual taco toppings.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 286 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 13.9 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs
  • 30.4 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 11.3 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 817 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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