You know the saying: leftovers taste better. Yes, they just do. Braised pork is an inarguable example. And who doesn’t love tacos?
Confession: Some of my very favorite meals are not planned or prepped. I don’t shop for special ingredients or spend hours tweaking special sauces. No. The best breakfasts, lunches and dinners come from leftovers. Truly. Like this leftover braised pork tacos.
Queso fresco and cilantro are ingredients we use regularly. Ditto for the tortillas and tomatoes. Kind of a Mexican twist on this Italian favorite.
I just nuked the braised pork and heated the tortillas over my gas stove top burner. The rest was just assembly, so I hesitate to even call this a recipe, but they were so good, I had to share with you! And nothing makes me happier than putting together a delicious fresh meal in under 10 minutes. It takes longer to wait in line at Chipotle, right?
Now if I had shopped before making this, I probably would have added some sliced avocado and shredded mozzarella or swapped out the corn tortillas for flour, which oddly weren’t at-the-ready on this day, but sometimes you just have to roll with what you’ve got. Yum!Print
Lisa is a South Florida based food blogger who derives inspiration from a diverse family food-background, which includes southern comfort foods, traditional French and Caribbean cuisine. On her blog, Garlic and Zest, she explores fresh, innovative flavors and the inexorable link between food and family. Her approachable fare tastes like home.