Al Pastor Pork Flautas

with pineapple and queso fresco

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 30-40 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Soy

A note about serious food allergies

You'll be flaunting your fancy Mexican food knowledge after enjoying a plateful of these flautas. (We know what we did there and we stand by it.) Ground pork is infused with al pastor flavors like chipotle and pineapple, rolled in tortillas, and crisped to achieve that perfect bite. These crunchy rolls are garnished with crumbly queso fresco and pickled shallot. Flaunt your flautas, my friend!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 Lime
  • 3 oz. Pineapple Chunks
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    1 oz. Queso Fresco
  • 12 oz. Ground Pork
  • 1 tsp. Chipotle Seasoning
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    6 Small Flour Tortillas
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula
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    1 oz. Sour Cream
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    855
  • Carbohydrates
    62g
  • Fat
    47g
  • Protein
    43g
  • Sodium
    1484mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Prepare Ingredients and Pickle Shallot
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    Prepare Ingredients and Pickle Shallot

    Peel and halve shallot. Slice one half into thin strips. Cut other half into a small dice. Halve lime and juice. Coarsely chop pineapple. Crumble queso fresco. Combine shallot strips, lime juice, and a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl. Marinate at least 10 minutes. While shallot marinates, cook filling.

  • Step 2 - Cook the Filling
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    Cook the Filling

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add ground pork to hot pan and cook, breaking up with a spoon, until no pink remains, 2-4 minutes. Add diced shallot and chipotle seasoning and stir occasionally until shallot begins to get tender, 3 minutes. Add pineapple and ½ cup water and stir occasionally until water evaporates, 4-6 minutes. Season with ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Remove from burner, transfer filling to a plate, and refrigerate until cool enough to handle. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • Step 3 - Roll the Flautas
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    Roll the Flautas

    To make tortillas more pliable, wrap in a paper towel and microwave until pliable, 30-45 seconds. Lay tortillas on clean work surface. Divide filling equally in the center of each tortilla. Roll tortillas and place on a plate, seam side down.

  • Step 4 - Crisp the Flautas
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    Crisp the Flautas

    Return pan used to cook filling to medium heat and add 1 Tbsp. olive oil. Working in batches if needed, place flautas in hot pan, seam side down. Cook until browned on one side, 2-3 minutes. Gently roll to opposite side and cook until browned, 2-3 minutes. Replenish oil if necessary. Remove from burner.

  • Step 5 - Dress Arugula and Finish Dish
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    Dress Arugula and Finish Dish

    In another mixing bowl, make dressing by combining 1 tsp. shallot marinade, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Add arugula to bowl and toss to coat. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with sour cream, dressed arugula, pickled shallot (to taste), and queso fresco. Bon appétit!