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AVOCADO TACOS

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Number of servings: 12

Number of 5 A Day servings: 1

Ingredients

    · 1  ripe avocado, peeled and seeded
    · 1  medium onion, julienne
    · 2  large green peppers, julienne
    · 2  large red peppers, julienne
    · 1  cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped
    · 1½  cups fresh tomato salsa (see below)
    · 12  flour tortillas
    · non-stick cooking spray
     
     
    Fresh Tomato Salsa
    · 1  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, juiced
    · pinch of cumin
     

Directions

Spray skillet with cooking spray. Lightly sauté onion and green and red peppers.
Cut avocado into 12 slices. Warm tortillas in oven and fill with peppers, onions, avocado slices and salsa. Fold tortillas and serve.
 

Fresh Tomato Salsa
Mix together all ingredients and refrigerate in advance. 
 

Nutrition Facts

    Amount Per Serving; Serving size 1 taco
    Calories 280  Calories from Fat 70
    % Daily Value (DV) based on a 2,000 calorie diet
    Total Fat 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat 2g 8%
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 350mg 15%
    Total Carbohydrate 47g 16%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Sugars 4g  
    Protein 7g
    Vitamin A 40%
    Vitamin C 140%
    Calcium 4%
    Iron 15%
     

CDC Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion - www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/5aday/index.htm
Source: California Avocado Commission
 

 

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