Lengua Tacos With Salsa Verde and Caramelized Onions

Lengua Tacos With Salsa Verde and Caramelized Onions
Lengua Tacos With Salsa Verde and Caramelized Onions
  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Savory, crispy lengua (tongue) in a fresh corn tortilla topped with caramelized onions, vibrant salsa verde, crumbled cheese, cilantro, and radish. Hit one "out of the park" with this slightly non-standard but delicious taco!

    Ingredients

    • 4 tomatillos (about a pound)
    • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
    • 1 bulb garlic, cut in half crosswise
    • olive oil to drizzle
    • 4 Hatch green chiles*
    • chicken or vegetable stock to thin
    • 1 cup cilantro leaves, loosely packed
    • 1 teaspoon salt/pepper to taste
    • A drizzle of olive oil
    • 2 large onions, sliced thin
    • 3 cups boiled tongue (lengua), small dice*
    • 1 tablespoon refined coconut oil
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 2 teaspoons Mexican oregano
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon salt +/-
    • pepper
    • 1 dozen fresh corn tortillas, softened*
    • prepared diced lengua
    • prepared caramelized onions
    • salsa verde
    • crumbled cotija or queso fresco*
    • cilantro, stems removed
    • radishes, thinly sliced
    • lime wedges (optional)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 61 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.97%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 2.14%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 756 mg 31.48%
    • Calcium: 32 mg 3.22%
    • Potassium: 116 mg 3.33%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 6.63%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 11 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.75%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.21%
    • Vitamin C 26.78%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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