Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa – Frugal Novice

Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork Tacos with Grilled Pineapple Salsa


I wrote yesterday about a pulled pork slider recipe, and today I’m bringing you a recipe perfect for my love of TexMex – sweet & spicy pulled pork tacos. Thanks to Tony Roma’s for providing this recipe to share with y’all today! I hope you enjoy having a new meal to add to your summer rotation.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 pkg. (16 oz.) of Tony Roma’s Sweet & Spicy Pulled Pork
  • 12 corn tortillas
  • 4 slices peeled fresh pineapple, cut about 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 small poblano pepper, halved and seeded
  • 1/2 red onion, cut into thin slices
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 juicy lime
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 ½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded


    1. Preheat grill to medium-high, about 400°-450°F, and lightly oil the grate.
    2. Grill pineapple, peppers and onions for 4-5 minutes per side until lightly charred and tender.
    3. Remove from grill and allow to cool slightly, about 5 minutes. Heat Tony Roma’s Pulled Pork as per package instructions while waiting to cool.
    4. Dice the grilled pineapple, peppers and onions and place in a medium bowl.
    5. Add chopped jalapeno and cilantro. Season with a big squeeze of fresh lime juice and olive oil.
  1. Season salsa with salt and pepper, to taste. Set aside.
  2. Place desired amount of heated meat in each tortilla.
  3. Top with grilled pineapple salsa, lettuce and cheese.


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