Chef Brad's Favorite Barbacoa & Salsa Verde Tacos

Chef Brad's Favorite Barbacoa & Salsa Verde Tacos

Looking for a healthy meal for family and friends? How about Barbacoa Tacos with Salsa Verde.

Chef Brad shares his favorite recipe below that makes 15 tacos.

15 BBQ Tacos

Barbacoa Tacos with Salsa Verde Ingredients

1 bag Piedmont BBQ Barbacoa

15 taco shells

2c diced tomatoes

10oz queso fresco

1c diced red onion

3 large tomatillos

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp granulated garlic

1 tsp chipotle powder

½ cup of cilantro


Barbacoa Tacos Preparation Instructions

Boil large pot of water and make salsa verde

  • Fill a large pot of water with 4 quarts of water and bring to boil.
  • Remove husks and quarter tomatillos
  • In a food processor or blender, combine tomatillos, garlic, cumin, chipotle and cilantro.
  • Add 2 tbsp of water and salt to taste, then pulse until a chunky salsa forms.

Prep garnishes

  • Dice tomatoes and onion.
  • Crumble queso fresco.

Reheat Barbacoa

  • From frozen, place sealed bag of Barbacoa in boiling water for 12-15 minutes or until contents reach 165 degrees.

Build tacos

  • Once Barbacoa is reheated, cut open bag and toss in a bowl.
  • Fill tacos shells of your choice with meat and garnishes and finish with salsa verde.

Enjoy Barbacoa Tacos with Friends & Family

These make a great lunch or quick dinner option. You can serve buffet style and let people build their own or serve them plated.

Works great with either hard or soft taco shells.

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