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Avocado Tacos

Avocado Tacos

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Courtesy of the National Diabetes Education Program

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
1½ cups fresh tomato salsa (see ingredients below)
12 flour tortillas
Vegetable cooking spray

For fresh tomato salsa:
 

1 cup tomatoes, diced
⅓ cup onions, diced
½ clove garlic, minced
2 tsp. cilantro
⅓ tsp. jalapeño peppers, chopped
½ tsp. lime juice
Pinch of cumin

DIRECTIONS:

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

Serves 12 (serving size: 1 taco) 
Nutritional information: 270 calories; 8g fat; 2g saturated fat; 0mg cholesterol; 460mg sodium; 5g fiber; 43g carbohydrates; 7g protein

 

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