[9] Pork Tacos with Roasted Green Onions

Cook Once Eat Twice Recipes

Since we made the Barbecued Pulled Pork from this cookbook yesterday, today was the day to see how good the premise of the book holds up. Thus, pork tacos!

I won’t say I was blown away with this recipe. However, it was super easy to make, so I’ll accept that this wasn’t really cooking (to make the “Cook Once, Eat Twice” name stick). It kind of reminds me of those nights that you want to eat what’s in the house, but you’ve just got a bunch of leftovers around. “Man, I don’t want another pork sandwich. How about… putting it in a tortilla and calling it a taco?”

Ingredients

8 green onions, trimmed
2 teaspoons olive oil
Salt
8 soft corn tortillas
2 c pork from Barbecued Pulled Pork, reheated

Directions

  1. Preheat oven (toaster oven in our case) to 425°F. Place green onions on baking sheet and drizzle with oil; toss gently to coat. Arrange in single layer and bake 10 minutes. Season with salt.
  2. Heat tortillas over burner or grill about 15 seconds per side or until lightly charred.
  3. Place about 1/4 c pork mixture and a roasted green onion on half of each tortilla. Fold tortilla over filling.

Notes

Not bad. Natasha thinks they would be better with some of the barbecue sauce on top, but we went with the “lazy eating” motif and didn’t try that. I put some hot sauce on (Valentino extra hot, in case you care), but the spicy didn’t mix very well with the slightly sweet pork.

We’ll probably turn the remainder of the pork into sandwiches or something, not more tacos.