Vegetarian Tacos with Avocado – Diabetic Diet

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 158
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 0.8g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 175mg
Total Carbs 25g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 4g
Potassium 0mg

Exchanges Per Serving: 1 bread, 1 vegetable, 1 fat

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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Serves: 12

1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado As needed Non-stick cooking spray 1 1/4 cups onion, julienne strips 1 1/2 cups sweet green pepper, julienne strips 1 1/2 cups sweet red pepper, julienne strips 1 cup cilantro 1 1/2 cups Fresh Tomato Salsa (recipe below) 12 (8-inch) flour tortillas Fresh Tomato Salsa (Yield: 1 1/2 cups) 1 cup fresh tomatoes, diced 1/3 cup onions, diced 1/2 clove garlic, minced 1/3 tsp. jalapeño peppers, minced 2 tsp. cilantro, minced 1 pinch cumin 1 1/2 tsp. fresh lime juice
  1. Prepare fresh tomato salsa in advance (see below). Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. Lightly sauté the onion and green and red peppers. Mince cilantro and cut avocado into 12 slices. Warm tortillas in oven or in a cast iron skillet and fill with sautéed peppers and onions, cilantro, avocado slices, and salsa. Fold tortilla over and serve.

Salsa Preparation

  1. Mix together all ingredients and refrigerate

Serving Suggestions

  1. This makes a quick snack for children after school or easy lunch. The fresh salsa can be made ahead and keeps for 2 days under refrigeration.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

California Avocados can be used as a substitute for butter. Learn about avocados and dietary guidelines for Americans.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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