Why you’ll love these easy ground pork tacos

  • They’re so easy to make and have amazing taco flavor from a simple homemade taco seasoning.
  • You’ll be topping them with the crunchy slaw for pork tacos that’s mayo-free and made with only 5 simple ingredients.
  • This ground pork dinner idea for tacos is a great alternative to the standard pulled pork tacos and so much easier to make!

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How to make ground pork tacos (step-by-step)

Mix up the simple coleslaw topping.
Cook the pork, breaking it up into bits.
Add in the taco seasoning and stir to mix.
Add some ground pork to the taco shells and top with slaw and any other toppings you like.

The simple pork taco seasoning

We love using our healthy homemade taco seasoning for these pork tacos. It’s a simple mix of seasonings you’ll have in your pantry. Make a big batch, and then you’ll have leftovers for next time.

Plus, you’ll skip the icky additives in store-bought packets of seasoning blends. Here’s what you need.

  • Chili powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Cumin
  • Onion powder
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Ground pepper
  • Sea salt
  • Oregano
Close up straight on image of one of the ground pork tacos with cabbage and avocado slaw on top.

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Three ground pork tacos with cabbage and avocado slaw in a bowl with lime wedges.
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Quick 25-Minute Ground Pork Tacos with Slaw

This 25-minute recipe for ground pork tacos is a nice alternative to classic pulled pork tacos. The ground pork is seasoned with a simple homemade taco seasoning, and topped with a mayo-free shredded cabbage slaw. It’s a quick weeknight-friendly dinner idea that’s easy to get on the table fast.


  • 8 grain free tortillas, (we love Siete or Whole Foods brand almond flour tortillas)

For the slaw:

  • 2 cups coleslaw mix, (or just shredded cabbage and carrots)
  • 1 lime, juice of
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 avocado, cubed
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

For the taco meat:

Optional toppings:


  • Place all of the coleslaw ingredients in a small mixing bowl and mix them up until the avocado gets a little broken down but stays mostly chunky. Set aside until you’re ready to plate.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat and ground pork to pan. Break it up with a spatula and continue to cook.
  • When pork is almost done, add taco seasoning to pan and mix to combine. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally until pork is fully cooked and there are some brown bits.
  • Once pork is done, prepare taco shells as desired and layer your ground pork and then coleslaw right on top of your tortillas. Garnish your favorite toppings, like salsa and cilantro. We also like to add a dollop of our chipotle aioli.

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Quick 25-Minute Ground Pork Tacos with SlawQuick 25-Minute Ground Pork Tacos with Slaw