Friday July 19th 2019

Mexican Flag Tacos – Tacos Verde, Blanco, y Rojo

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Recipe: Mexican Flag Tacos – Red, White and Green Tacos

Summary: The colors of the Mexican flag influence many food combinations, too. Here layers of guacamole, sour cream, and chicken in tomato sauce unfurl in Tacos Verde, Blanco, y Rojo.


  • Cook onion in the 1 tablespoon oil till tender; stir in tomato sauce, peppers, and salt.
  • Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in Chicken or pork; heat through.
  • Keep warm.
  • ln small skillet heat the 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Holding tortilla with tongs, dip each tortilla in the hot oil for about 10 seconds or just till limp.
  • Drain on paper toweling.
  • Spoon a little green Guaoamole, white sour cream, and red meat mixture on one half of each tortilla.

  • Fold in half over filling; serve immediately.


  1. 1 small onion, chopped
  2. 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  3. 1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
  4. 2 pickled serrano or jalapeno peppers, rinsed, seeded, and chopped or, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 2 cups chopped cooked chicken or pork
  7. 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  8. 12 6-inch tortillas
  9. 2 cups Guacamole
  10. 1/2 cup dairy sour cream

Quick notes

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 20 minute(s)

Number of servings (yield): 6

Culinary tradition: Mexican

Mexican Flag Tacos - Tacos Verde, Blanco, y Rojo, 3.3 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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