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These grilled pork tacos are quick, easy to make, and delicious. Topped with avocado salsa verde, they are a genuine gluten-free treat.
3-4 boneless pork chops
12 corn tortillas
2-3 ripe avocados
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
2 cans Herdez salsa verde
1/2 cup Cotija cheese
1 lemon or 2 limes
Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil and place in warm oven.
Grill pork chops according to thickness at 475-500 degrees.
When pork chops are done, remove them from grill and allow to rest 5 minutes or so.
Crumble cheese into a bowl.
Cut pork into small cubes.
Squeeze juice of 1/2 lemon or 1 lime onto the pork.
3-4 ripe avocados
Juice of 1/2 lemon or 1 lime
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
2 cans Herdez salsa verde (7 ounces)
Slice avocados into a large bowl.
Add juice 1 lemon or 2 lime.
Add Herdez salsa verde.
Fold in cilantro.
Mix with a fork.
When everything is ready, remove tortillas from oven. Place two at a time on a plate. Top with meat, salsa, cheese and extra cilantro if desired.
Suggestion: Serve with your favorite gluten-free beer.