Roasted pork burritos, with avocado and salsa verde hero

Roasted Pork Burritos, With Avocado and Salsa Verde

Roasted pork burritos, with avocado and salsa verde. Pork based Mexican recipe for four people.
Total Time 3 Hours 5 Minutes
Servings 3
Spice Level Mild
Ingredients 18

Ingredient List

  • 2 packets of Old El Paso™ Soft flour tortillas
  • 1 packet of Old El Paso ™ Chilli Con Carne spice mix
  • 1 kg of roasted pork loin
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime

For the salsa verde:

  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 bunch of chopped parsley
  • 1/2 bunch of chopped mint
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh coriander
  • 10 small pickles, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon minced capers
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard
  • 1 tablespoon of wine vinegar
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Preheat the oven to 140 ° C. Cut the pork into 5 cm pieces and place them in a large baking dish. Cover the pieces with 1 glass of cold water. Add the garlic cloves to the dish and sprinkle with Old El Paso™ Chilli Con Carne spice mix, salt and pepper. Cover the pan with lid or cover with foil and bake for about 2.5 / 3 hours, until the meat falls apart easily with a fork.
  2. Place all of the salsa verde ingredients in a bowl and mix them together. Set aside in the fridge. Place the pork and garlic in a bowl, mash them with a fork and add a little cooking juice. Adjust the seasoning. Set aside.
  3. Peel the avocados and cut them into slices, sprinkle them with the lime juice.
  4. Take the Old El Paso™ Soft flour tortillas out of the plastic bag and wrap them in aluminum foil. Place them in the preheated oven to 180°C and heat for 10 minutes.
  5. Place all the ingredients in the middle of the table. Let each guest garnish their tortillas with pork, avocado and salsa verde. Roll up and enjoy.

Expert Tips

  • You can mix the ingredients of the salsa verde in a food processor for a more liquid result.