Our good friend, Nathanael of Wero Kitchen [@werokitchen] recently showed us how to make Fried Queso Fresco & Avocado Taco which is perfect for vegetarians like us or even those carnivores out there looking to mix it up once in awhile.
this is nathanael's recipe.
Having avocados for breakfast is basically the best thing ever. I do it all the time on toast, in smoothies, or one of my favorite ways: in tacos. Because let’s be honest, the earlier in the day you can start eating tacos, the better that day will be. I really like this taco because the salty, crispy bite from the fried queso fresco lends itself really well to the creamy texture from the avocado and the little bit of heat from the pico de gallo and salsa verde. Also, avocados are extremely nutritious making this taco a win-win situation for any meal.
Fried Queso Fresco & Avocado Tacos a.k.a. Guac Tacs
Yields about 8 tacos
2 roma tomatoes, seeds removed
1 small onion
1 to 2 jalapeño or serrano peppers, seeds removed
½ cup all purpose flour
1 10oz package queso fresco
2 tablespoons butter
¼ cup vegetable oil
2 large avocados, sliced thin
lime and cilantro to garnish
salsa verde to serve
Finely dice tomato, onion, and serrano/jalapeño peppers and combine in a bowl with the juice of one lime. Set aside.
In a shallow pan, heat the butter and oil over medium high (if the butter begins to brown or burn, turn the heat down.) Fry the slices of queso fresco until golden brown on both sides, turning once. Place them on paper towels to drain.
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