Vegetarian Tacos with Avocado – Diabetic Diet

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. jalapeƱo peppers, minced
2 tsp. cilantro, minced
1 pinch cumin
1 1/2 tsp. fresh lime juice

*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.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit