Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Chipotle Tacos

Basic Chipotle Tacos Recipe

1 lb. pork or chicken strips or beef or vegetarian alternatives
3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
1/2 sweet onion chopped
1 sweet bell pepper or 3-4 sweet mini-peppers chopped
2 celery stocks chopped or med. zucchini
6 tortillas or 12 taco shells
1 1/2 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp minced onions
1/2 to 1 tsp oregano
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chipotle ground chili pepper
1 lb. salsa, preferably fresh (amount to taste)
Juice of 1/2 lime optional.

lettuce chopped or small pieces
small tomato chopped
shredded cheese or vegetarian cheese
cabbage or kale chopped optional
sour cream optional
fresh cilantro optional
thinly sliced radishes optional
roasted garlic cloves optional
chopped marinated chipotle pepper optional
sliced jalapeno optional
salsa, preferably fresh, optional
sliced jicama, optional
thinly sliced marinated mangos, optional
thinly sliced avocados optional
guacamole optional
limes cut in half or quarters optional

Heat large skillet over med heat. Lightly spray with cooking oil and add meat and veggies and cook for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes add salsa and spices and cook for 10 minutes more or until done.

While cooking prepare lettuce, tomatoes and cheese/vegetarian cheese for toppings. Fresh cilantro, more squeezed lime juice and sour cream and other toppings optional.

Place taco mixture in warm tortillas or taco shells, add toppings.

Serve with rice and beans or corn or salad.

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