Citrus Poblano Tacos/Bowls


1 lb ground sausage (NOT Italian style)

1-2 Poblano Peppers

1 onion

Mince Garlic (about 1-2 teaspoons)

Orange juice (about 1/2 cup)

Lime Juice (about 1-2 Tablespoons)

Tomato Paste (about 3-5 Tablespoons)

Chili Lime seasoning (Tajin with lime) to taste

Salt/Pepper to taste


Tortillas (or prepare 3/4cup basmati rice to make a taco bowl)

Sour Cream

Oil of choice (about 1 Tablespoon)


De-seed and dice or thinly slice poblanos

Dice or thinly slice onion

Sauté veggies and minced garlic in a small amount of oil until softened. Add lime juice about halfway through.

Add ground pork to veggies and cook through.

Turn heat to low and add orange juice and tomato paste and stir until an evenly distributed sauce forms. Add additional orange juice/tomato paste if needed to evenly coat the sausage/veggies.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve over rice or in tortillas with sour cream and cilantro.


Prepared as tacos with no sour cream (serving size: 2 tacos)

  • Calories: 511kcal
  • Fat: 20g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbs: 56g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Net Carbs: 51g

Prepared as bowls with basmati rice and no sour cream. Per serving (1/4 recipe plus 1/2 cup cooked rice)

  • Calories: 412kcal
  • Fat: 18g
  • Protein: 22g
  • Carbs: 38g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Net Carbs: 34g

Citrus Poblano Tacos shown here prepared as a bowl with no sour cream for a gluten/dairy free alternative.

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