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Avocado Tacos / Tacos de aguacate

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

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh tomato salsa (see ingredients below)

  • 12 flour tortillas

  • Vegetable cooking spray

Fresh tomato salsa ingredients

  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced

  • 1/2 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.

Exchanges

  • Bread - 3

  • Vegetable - 1

  • Fat - 1 1/2

Note: Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System.

 

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