Queso Fundido Pork Taco Salad

with tortilla strips

Prep & Cook Time: 10-15 min.

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Cook Within: 4 days

Contains: Milk

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All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
A note about serious food allergies

“Fundido” means molten, and you'll see that here, with cheese, cream sauce, and hot sauce coming together to build a molten cheese sauce of dreams. You'll drizzle it over pork and peppers, as well as crunchy lettuce, and wonder why we don't make more of our salads molten. From your lips to our R&D chefs' ears!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Romaine Hearts
  • 10 oz. Ground Pork
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Cream Sauce Base
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • ¼ fl. oz. Hot Sauce
  • 2 tsp. Taco Seasoning
Contains: FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Blue No. 2, and FD&C Red No. 40
Food intolerance information

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Large Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using 20 oz. ground pork, follow same instructions as 10 oz. ground pork, working in batches if necessary.

  • If using ground beef, follow same instructions as ground pork in Step 2, breaking up beef until no pink remains and beef reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes.

  • If using diced chicken breasts, pat dry. Follow same instructions as ground pork in Step 2, stirring occasionally until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes.

  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Hold romaine hearts at root ends and chop coarsely.

    Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut bell pepper into 1/2" strips.

  2. 2

    Cook the Pork Mixture

    Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat and coat pan with cooking spray.

    Add ground pork, seasoning blend, bell pepper, and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pan. Break up meat until no pink remains and pork reaches a minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees, 5-7 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

    While pork cooks, make cheese sauce.

  3. 3

    Make the Cheese Sauce

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat.

    Add cream base, hot sauce (to taste), shredded cheese, and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pan. Bring to a simmer.

    Once simmering, stir often until cheese is incorporated and smooth, 1-2 minutes.

    Remove from burner.

  4. 4

    Finish the Dish

    Add romaine, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper to a mixing bowl. Toss or gently stir to combine.

    Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping romaine with pork mixture, cheese sauce, and tortilla strips. Bon appétit!

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