Eating In: Poblano Ranch Tacos

When school is back in full swing, families often find themselves battling the mealtime crunch. Mexican-inspired meals bursting with flavor are known family-friendly picks that can be easily prepared and put on the table on those frenzied weeknights. This simple recipe can help make “taco night” and other Mexican meals better than ever. Encourage kids to get hands-on. It’s no secret that kids like finger foods, and many Mexican dishes are best enjoyed by hand. Tacos are an obvious favorite and are easy to enjoy sans silverware.

Poblano Ranch Tacos

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Makes: 8 tacos


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 poblano peppers, sliced

  • 1 yellow onion, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice (optional)

  • 1 box Ortega Taco Shells

  • 6 radishes, sliced

  • 1 cup corn kernels

  • 1 cup cotija cheese

  • 1 bottle Ortega Flavor Craver Ranch Taco Sauce, to taste


  1. Add olive oil to skillet over medium heat.

  2. Add sliced poblano peppers and yellow onion to pan. Saute until cooked through.

  3. Add squeeze of lime to pepper and onion mixture, if desired.

  4. Bake taco shells according to package directions.

  5. To assemble tacos, add poblano and onion mixture to base of taco. Top with sliced radishes, corn and cotija cheese. Finish with taco sauce.

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