Carnitas Taco Kit for 4-6

This kit includes pasture-raised pork carnitas, black beans, guacamole, classic salsa verde, and fresh limes to squeeze over the top! It’s served with handmade tortillas made with organic heirloom corn from Oaxaca, Mexico.

Back in 1987, Chef Rick Bayless and his wife, Deann Groen Bayless, had just returned to Chicago from an extended stay in Mexico, where they had been researching their first book. They decided to open a restaurant that tasted and felt like their travels, so they hung colorful Mexican folk art on the walls, turned up the Mariachi music, and packed the menu with the foods that reminded them of their travels through Mexico. Frontera Grill was born, and it was an immediate sensation. Since then, Bayless has been nominated for a whopping 16 James Beard Awards and won seven, and Frontera Grill took the top prize, Outstanding Restaurant, in 2007. Frontera Grill remains one of the best and most legendary and influential Mexican restaurants in the country.

More Details

This package serves 4-6 people and includes:

  • Pork Carnitas (1.5 lbs.)
  • 16 Homemade Tortillas
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 Packet Guacamole Seasoning (4.5 oz)
  • Salsa Verde (12 oz.)
  • Black Beans (24 oz.)
  • 2 Limes
  • Cilantro (1 oz.)

Ingredients

Carnitas – Garlic, Lime, Herbs

Tortillas – Corn, Water, White Lime

Black Beans – Pork Lard, Onions

Salsa Verde – Tomatillos, Cilantro, Serrano Chile

Instructions / Storage

  • Package ships with ice packs, may thaw during transit
  • Upon arrival, immediately refrigerate contents
  • Do not freeze
  • Consume within 3 days of receiving package

To Serve

Pork Carnitas

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Remove Pork Carnitas from package and spread them into a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet.
  • Bake in the oven until they are browned, crispy, and hot through—12 to 15 minutes, depending on your oven.

Guacamole

  • Coarsely mash 2 avocados in a bowl
  • Add Frontera Guacamole Mix
  • Stir and add salt to taste
  • Chop the cilantro and stir about HALF into the guacamole (save the rest for making tacos)

Beans

  • Open the package and transfer to a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Cover with plastic wrap (poke a few holes) or a microwave cover and heat in the microwave at 100% power until piping hot—1 to 1 ½ minutes on most microwaves (best to stir beans halfway through heating).
  • If beans are thicker than you like, stir in a little water

Tortillas

  • Remove from package.
  • Wet a paper towel and ring it out.
  • Wrap paper towel around tortillas and slide into a plastic bag (don’t seal).
  • Heat in microwave at 100% power for 30 seconds or until steamy-hot.

Limes

  • Cut wedges for each guest to squeeze onto the carnitas

Assembly

  • Spread guacamole onto a hot tortilla, top with the carnitas, spoon on a little salsa verde, sprinkle with cilantro and squeeze on some lime. Serve beans on the side or in the taco.
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Shipping Details

  • Frontera Grill ships Wednesday and Thursday of each week
  • Orders cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes
  • Orders shipped to Alaska and Hawaii via 2-day will incur an additional $20 charge or $35 for Overnight Shipping. Sorry guys!
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REVIEWS

Easy to order, very good packaging and instructions for heating and serving food.
Claudia C. - Norwalk, CT
07/05/21
Prompt delivery. Food was better than expected
Rachel S. - Farmington, MN
07/04/21
Excellent. Right on time and the taste was incredible.
Bryan E. - Riverbank, CA
06/01/21
Everything! Rick Bayless menu items arrived in perfect condition earlier than expected.
Thomas H. - Chatham, NJ
05/25/21
delicious tacos!!!!
Ann W. - Caledonia, IL
05/17/21
The packaging was great, delivery was on time and the food was packaged really well. It was good to know the exact delivery date.
Gabrielle L. - Scarsdale, NY
05/16/21
The meal was packaged very well and all the contents (including avocados and lime) were perfect
Kathy S. - Clare, MI
05/16/21
Everything was delicious; the favorite was the excellent Mole, just so special.
Karin P. - Cedar Park, TX
09/27/21
A delivery issue occurred and both the restaurant and goldbelly fixed everything. Thank you. Great job.
Jac S. - Guffey, CO
09/06/21
It was delivered on time, and my friends who I gave it to thought it was excellent!
Alan O. - Eden Prairie, MN
08/30/21
The food was outstanding and arrived with no trouble.
Wyndeth D. - Laurium, MI
08/16/21
The order from Frontera Grill was delayed and unfortunately was spoiled. The Goldbelly team promptly responded that they could resend the order or provide us a credit. They helped get the credit setup and it couldn't have been easier.
John H. - Austin, TX
05/20/21
Everything arrived in excellent condition and on time. Everyone loved the Frontera dinner with the Nun’s cheesecake as dessert.
Tierra D. - Owyhee, NV
05/08/21
The food arrived at the expected time, it was packed beautifully so everything was still nice & cold. You had a link to the storage & prep. What else could I ask for??? Thank you!
Renee M. - Melbourne Beach, FL
05/04/21
Was so happy delivery came one day early. The food was so well packed. I was very impressed. The food from Frontera was fresh and delicious. I would definitely order from them again.
Kathy M. - Plano, TX
05/02/21
On time delivery; food cold and well-packed. Food was delicious!
Kathleen G. - Anacortes, WA
05/03/21
Amazing food. On time. Well packaged
Sheri C. - Florence, MA
04/26/21
I couldn’t believe how fresh the food was after being shipped such a distance. Everything was packaged so well with great instructions for heating. The food was fantastic.
Nancy C. - Fresno, CA
04/20/21
Rick Baylis rocks!! The dinner was AMAZING!! I will get this again.
krystyna n. - Malibu, CA
04/19/21
Packaged well to preserve everything. New chef was added, great food. Carnitas were great
Ron O. - Wingate, TX
04/19/21