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Avocado Taco

AHA Heart Healthy

Avocado Taco
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9g 34%
Total Sugars < 1g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 570mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Recipe by Pati Jinich

Looking for a green way to color Taco Tuesday? Try avocado wrapped up in a corn or flour tortilla for an easy, convenient snack for you or your kids! The whole family can enjoy Green Taco Tuesday! Plus, this recipe features healthy avocados, which taste great and contribute nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, including 11% of the Daily Value (DV) for dietary fiber, 10% of the DV for folate, 6% of the DV for vitamin E, 6% of the DV for potassium, 4% of the DV for vitamin C and 2% of the DV for iron per 50 g serving.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ea. Avocado From Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled, and sliced
  • 2 ea. corn or flour tortillas (or 3 tortillas, if desired)
  • Kosher or sea salt (optional)
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Instructions

  1. Heat corn tortillas on an already hot skillet or comal set over medium heat for about a minute per side.
  2. Place the tortillas on a serving plate.
  3. Top tortillas with slices of avocado and sprinkle with salt (optional).

DISCLAIMER: While many factors affect heart disease, eating avocados as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk.

DISCLAIMER FOR LOGO USE/ AHA Disclaimer: Avocados From Mexico are certified by the American Heart Association®. Certification does not apply to serving suggestions or recipes.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!
Nutrition Facts
Avocado Taco
Amount Per Serving 1
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 9g 34%
Total Sugars < 1g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 0mg
Vitamin C 0mg
Vitamin D 0mg
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 570mg 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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