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Plantain and Sausage Tacos

Sweet plantains and savory Spanish chorizo make these crispy tacos unique and delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Taco
Servings: 10 tacos


  • 1 large black and yellow plantain
  • 1 large spanish or portugese chorizo sausage
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 3 jalapenos diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 8 ounces cheddar cheese grated
  • 10 Bold Stand ‘N Stuff Nacho Cheese Taco Shells
  • pico de gallo
  • lettuce
  • sour cream
  • pickled carrots


  • Cut the sausage and the plantains into 1/4 rounds, mirroring each other in size.
  • Heat some oil over high heat in a large nonstick frying pan. Add in the chorizo, plantain, onion, and jalapeno.
  • Cook the veggies and meat over medium high heat for about 15 minutes, stirring often, until the onions and jalapenos have greatly reduced in size, the sausage has browned, and the plantains are soft.
  • Add in the garlic and cook 2 minutes. Add the taco seasoning and cook 2 minutes.
  • Stir in the water and vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the cheese, continuing to stir until it is melted.
  • Load the filling into the shells, and top with pico, lettuce, sour cream, and pickled carrots.
  • Serve immediately.