Ground Lamb Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and Avocado Crema
Ground Lamb Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and Avocado Crema
Ground Lamb Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and Avocado Crema

Ground Lamb Tacos with Pineapple Salsa and Avocado Crema

    

May 15, 2023

Recipe Provided By "Two Purple Figs"

Courtesy of American Lamb Board

Ingredients

1 lb Ground American Lamb

1 tbsp Olive oil

1 Red onion, diced

3 cloves Garlic minced

1/4 cup Cilantro minced

Taco Seasoning

1/2 tsp salt and pepper

1 tsp Oregano

5 1/2 tsp Chili powder

1 tsp Garlic powder

1/2 tsp Onion powder

1/2 tsp Adobo powder

Pineapple Salsa

1 cup Diced pineapple, (1/4-inch dices)

1/2 cup red onions, (minced)

1/3 cup Cilantro, (minced)

1 Jalapeño, (minced)

1 tbsp Lime juice

1 tbsp Olive oil

1/4 tsp Salt

1/4 chili powder

Avocado Crema

1 Large Avocado, (peeled and pitted)

1 Large Jalapeño, (more or less to taste)

1/4 cup Sour cream

1/3 cup Cilantro leaves

2 tbsp Lime juice

1/2 tsp Salt

2-3 tbsp Water to thin out the sauce, if you need to.

To assemble the Tacos

Tortillas (corn, flour or hard shell)

Cilantro leaves

Lime wedges

Jalapeño slices

Chili flakes

Directions

1Make the Lamb Taco meat: Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat.

2Add in the onions and cook for about 2-3 minutes until soft and translucent.

3To the onions, add in the lamb meat, the taco seasoning and garlic. Mix all together and cook over medium-high heat for 6-8 minutes while mixing.

4When the lamb is cooked through, add in the cilantro and turn off the heat.

Note:

1USDA recommends ground lamb reach an internal temperature of 160F.

To make the Pineapple Salsa:

1Mix all ingredients together in a bowl and adjust the seasoning.

For the Avocado Crema:

1Add all ingredients in a bowl of a food processor and process until a smooth creamy sauce is formed.

To assemble the tacos:

1Use your favorite type of tortilla, you may choose to char or not to.

2Spread a layer of avocado cream at the bottom of the tortilla.

3Top with a generous amount of taco meat.

4Top with the pineapple salsa.

5Add more taco meat, extra avocado crema, more cilantro, chili flakes, lime wedges and your favorite taco toppings. Enjoy right away!

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