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sausage red pesto street mini tacos
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Sausage And Red Pesto Tacos

These sausage and red pesto tacos are a fun and unique take on traditional street tacos. Using red pesto gouda really kicks them up a notch.
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Fusion, Mexican
Keyword italian sausage, red pesto gouda, Sausage and red pesto tacos, street tacos
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Cost $5


  • Pan


  • 6 Mini Tortillas street style tortillas, flour or corn
  • 3 Italian Sausage links de-cased and crumbled
  • 150 grams Cheese shredded, Red Pesto Gouda for this recipe
  • 1 Cayenne Chili chopped
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper freshly cracked
  • 1/2 Red Onion chopped
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil no need for super high quality, it's being cooked in the onion and meat
  • 6 tbsp Guacamole optional


  • In a pan on medium high heat add the oil and red onion. Once the onion begins to soften add in the crumbled sausage and the spices (cayenne chili, red chili flakes, black pepper, paprika, salt). Cook until the sausage is browned, stirring every so often.
  • Soften your tortillas by placing them right on top of the fire for 4-5 seconds per side. Into the tortillas add the sausage mixture, top with the cheese, and then a dollop of guacamole. You can garnish with lime wedges or cilantro since some people may like to eat them.


Eat this right away. The mixture will store just fine in the fridge for a few days, but the tortillas will dry out once they are opened, so best eat them right away.