Healthy Eating

Avocado Tacos

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Quick Facts

Servings: 12
Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 45 min.
These fresh tasting tacos are great for a light meal!

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin strips
  • 2 large green peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 2 large red peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled and seeded, cut into 12 slices
  • 12 flour tortillas
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Fresh Tomato Salsa1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1/3 cup onions, diced
  • 1/2 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp cilantro
  • 1/3 tsp jalapeño peppers, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice
  • pinch of cumin

Directions

  • Mix together all salsa ingredients and refrigerate in advance.
  • Coat skillet with vegetable spray.
  • Lightly sauté onion and green and red peppers.
  • Warm tortillas in oven and fill with peppers, onions, avocado, and salsa. Fold tortillas and serve. Top with cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 198
  Calories from Fat 50 (25%)
(9%)Total Fat 6g
(6%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(11%)Sodium 267mg
(8%)Potassium 282mg
Total Carbohydrate 32g
(17%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(10%)Protein 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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