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Vegan Pulled Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
These tacos are stuffed with super-tasty and easy as heck to whip up vegan pulled pork. What's it made from? Something you can get at just about any supermarket and might just already have hanging out in the pantry.
Course: Sandwich
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Servings: 3
Calories: 298 kcal
Author: Alissa
Ingredients
For the Vegan Pulled Pork
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice, or more water, though you may need to add a touch more maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sriracha, or your favorite hot sauce, or to taste
  • 1 tsp. liquid smoke
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2-14 oz. cans heart of palm, drained
For the Pineapple Salsa
  • 1 cup finely diced pineapple
  • 1/2 cup finely diced tomato, about 1 small tomato
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
For the Tacos
  • 6 corn tortillas or taco shells
  • a few handfuls of shredded lettuce
Instructions
Make the Vegan Pulled Pork
  1. Place tomato paste, maple syrup, water, pineapple juice, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, sriracha, liquid smoke and garlic into a small saucepan and whisk until everything is blended. Drain hearts of palm and pull apart by hand. Add to sauce mixture and stir until incorporated. Place over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Allow to cook about 20 minutes, until sauce has thickened a bit and hearts of palm are very tender. Continue pulling apart hearts of palm while cooking, using a fork.
Make the Pineapple Salsa
  1. Stir all ingredients together in a small bowl.
Make the Tacos
  1. If using corn tortillas, lightly oil them and place into a hot skillet or 400° oven for a few minutes to heat and crisp up. Stuff tortillas or taco shells with shredded lettuce and vegan pulled pork. Top with pineapple salsa. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Pulled Pork Tacos with Pineapple Salsa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 298 Calories from Fat 16
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.8g3%
Saturated Fat 0.3g2%
Sodium 1304mg54%
Potassium 650mg19%
Carbohydrates 65g22%
Fiber 8.2g33%
Sugar 28.1g31%
Calcium 110mg11%
Iron 3.4mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.