Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Touchdown Tacos

Touchdown Tacos

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Main Dish
Servings 12
Calories 1 kcal


  • 1/3 Cup Clarified Butter divided
  • 2 teaspoons Ground cumin divided
  • 2 teaspoons New Mexico Chile Powder divided
  • 8 Ounces Shredded Mexican Cheese Blend
  • 4 Each Green onions with tops, thinly sliced
  • 1 Pound Pork or boned chicken cut into strips
  • 1 Each Medium Onion sliced 1/4-inch thick and halved
  • 1 teaspoon each Salt and Pepper
  • 12 Cleaned lettuce Leaves
  • 12 Prepared Taco Shells
  • 1 cup Prepared Mexican Salsa


  • Place grate 4-6-inches from heat, and heat grill.
  • Sauté potatoes in a 12-inch skillet with half the clarified butter, stirring frequently, until light brown. Add half the cumin, chili powder and salt/pepper.
  • Remove skillet from the heat and stir in the cheese and green onions; reserve.
  • In a clean skillet, sauté pork or chicken in the remaining butter with the yellow onion slices and season with remaining spices, until meat is cooked through (3-4 minutes)
  • Place one lettuce slice per taco and add pork, onions then potato mixture to each, top with salsa and serve! ENJOY!


Calories: 1kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 6mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 4IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg
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