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  • bbqoaf
    Former Member
    • Jul 2014
    • 752
    • Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    How do you top your tacos?

    I'm making homemade corn tortillas for tacos with leftover pulled chuck roast tonight. The tortillas will be small, about 5" diameter or so, and thus I want to keep things fairly simple.

    What say you Pit members? How do you top your tacos?

  • Skip
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    • Jul 2014
    • 3518
    • Blue Earth, Minnesota
    • MAK Pellet Grill, Large BGE, Weber Kettle with SnS, Weber Gasser, Pit Barrel Cooker, Cast Iron Pans & Griddle, Grill Grates, Mostly Thermoworks Thermometers

    #2
    Green pepper, tomato, onion, cheese, lettuce, salsa AND sometimes whatever else might be laying around in the frig.

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    • Biobus
      Club Member
      • Mar 2017
      • 22
      • Oklahoma City, OK
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      #3
      I keep it simple...grilled onions seasoned with ground cumin and salt, fresh cilantro, and salsa.

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      • Hulagn1971
        Charter Member
        • Dec 2014
        • 1036
        • NC, The Triad
        • WSM 22.5", Pitmaster IQ110, Weber 22.5" Kettle with SNS, Weber 14" Smokey Joe.

        #4
        I like shredded cabbage (red or green), thinly sliced radishes, sliced fresh jalapeno and of course some crumbled queso fresco. Don't forget the Tapatio hot sauce.

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        • Huskee
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          • May 2014
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          #5
          For pulled beef I think havarti cheese, little line of sriracha, light white onion (or red), diced sweet red pepper and cilantro.

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          • HawkerXP
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            • Jul 2016
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            • Virginia
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            #6
            jalapeno, onion, tomato or salsa, cheese, sour cream and like Skip anything left in the fridge.

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            • 6th Borough BBQ
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              • Feb 2017
              • 411
              • Jersey City, NJ

              #7
              Please try this, can’t remember where I found it. I use them often. Thai(?) pickles. Small cucumbers cut thin, top them with kosher salt and sugar. About 50/50. I never measure. Stir and put in fridge for a bit. That’s it. Simple and delicious.

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              • JCBBQ
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                • Jan 2016
                • 1065
                • Jersey City, NJ
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                #8
                Pickled red onions are a must! Very easy:

                http://www.rickbayless.com/recipe/pickled-red-onions/

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                • aarontbell
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                  #9
                  Pickled onion or cabbage,hot sauce.

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