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Lunchtime Recipes

Grilled Cheddar Tacos al Pastor


Get out the fresh pineapple and a couple of guajillo chiles to make this flavorful Grilled Cheddar Tacos al Pastor.

What You Need

  • 3 Tbsp. annatto paste
  • 4-1/2 tsp. HEINZ Distilled White Vinegar
  • 4-1/2 tsp. honey
  • 2 guajillo chiles, stemmed, seeded and hydrated
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1-1/4 cups chopped fresh pineapple, divided
  • 1-1/2 lb. pork blade steak s, 1/4 inch thick
  • 16 corn tortilla s (4 inch)
  • 8 KRAFT Big Slice Sharp Cheddar Cheese Slice, halved
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion s
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Blend first 7 ingredients and 1/2 cup pineapple in blender until smooth. Pour over steaks in shallow glass dish; turn to coat both sides of each steak. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate, turning after 15 min.
  2. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Remove meat from marinade; discard marinade. Grill steaks 3 to 4 min. or until done (160°F), turning once. Cut into thin slices; keep warm.
  3. Reduce grill to low heat. Place tortillas on grill grate; top with cheese. Grill 1 min. or until cheese is melted. Transfer to plates; top with meat, onions, cilantro and remaining pineapple. Fold in half. Serve with lime wedges.
Cooking time (duration)

1 Hr(s) 9 Min(s) 30 Min(s) Prep 39 Min(s) Cook

Number of servings (yield)

8 servings




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Serving Suggestion

Serve with a side of rice and beans.

Make Ahead

Steaks can be marinated in refrigerator up to 24 hours before grilling as directed.


Substitute drained canned pineapple for the fresh pineapple.

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