Fiesta Pork & Walnut Tacos
INGREDIENTS
  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 10 min
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1-pound lean pork tenderloin, trimmed of visible fat and cut into ½-1-inch thick strips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 16 yellow corn tortillas (6-inch), warmed
  • 2 cups prepared fresh salsa
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
  • Optional garnishes:
  • Plain Greek yogurt
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Black beans
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat 1½ teaspoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add half of the pork; cook and stir 5 minutes or until browned and 145°F; set aside. Repeat with remaining olive oil and pork. Return browned pork to the skillet, add walnuts and reduce heat to low.
  2. In a small bowl, combine chili powder, cumin, garlic powder and cayenne pepper; add to the skillet with water and lime juice, stirring until evenly coated. Simmer 5 minutes or until heated through.
  3. Spoon pork-walnut mixture evenly into warmed corn tortillas, top with fresh salsa, avocado, desired garnishes and serve.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I found this online, and it is healthy and so good.