Close-up of pork street tacos on homemade tortillas.
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Pork Street Tacos

These pork street tacos are a breeze to put together, packed with flavor, and a fresh variation on traditional tacos. Homemade tortillas seal the deal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword easy pork tacos, pork street tacos
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 694kcal
Author Longbourn Farm • Alli Kelley


For the Taco Filling

  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 medium onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 7 oz salsa verde 1 small can
  • cups chopped or shredded pork cooked (you could also use chicken or turkey)
  • 10 small corn tortillas or homemade tortillas recipe follows
  • Toppings of your choice

For the Tortillas

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water don't add it all at once


For the Pork Filling

  • Melt butter over medium heat in a sauté pan.
  • Cook onions until translucent and starting to brown, about 5 minutes.
  • Cook garlic until fragrant, about 30 seconds. 
  • Add salsa verde and pork. Simmer until flavors are melded, about 15 minutes.
  • Spoon onto tortillas and top with your favorite toppings.
  • Some traditional street taco toppings are raw onion, cilantro, radish, sour cream and some Monterey Jack cheese.

For the Tortillas

  • Combine flour, salt and shortening with a pastry cutter.
  • Add water gradually until soft dough forms.
  • Roll out on a floured surface until very thin.
  • Cook in a non-stick or cast iron skillet on medium high heat for a couple minutes on each side, until dark golden brown spots appear.
  • To keep pliable, put warm tortillas in a container, foil or baggie with the lid on or closed.


Calories: 694kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 1048mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4.7mg