Homemade Walking Tacos

June 19, 2012 at 10:26 AM | Posted in diabetes, diabetes friendly, low calorie, low carb, tacos | Leave a comment
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Came across this on the http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/ web site and had to pass it along! What a great and easy recipe. Just open the bags of tortilla chips and add the addtional ingredients and you have your “Walking Taco” How great is that! I left the recipe and web link below. check the entire web site out it’s full of great recipes and info.

Homemade Walking Tacos
MAKES: 5 servings
SERVING SIZE: 1 walking taco
CARB GRAMS PER SERVING: 16

2 teaspoons olive oil or canola oil
8 ounces uncooked ground turkey breast
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped red sweet pepper
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium taco seasoning
1 tablespoon water
1/8 – 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
5 100-calorie packages nacho cheese-flavor tortilla chips
1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
2/3 cup diced tomato
1/3 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
5 teaspoons light sour cream
1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add turkey breast, onion, and sweet pepper. Cook until turkey is no longer pink, using a wooden spoon to break up meat as it cooks. Stir in taco seasoning, the water, and crushed red pepper. Cook and stir for 1 minute more.
2. Meanwhile, open the bags of tortilla chips; if desired, gently crush chips. Add lettuce to the bags. Top with cooked turkey mixture, tomato, and cheese. Top each with a teaspoon of the sour cream. Use a fork to mix together and eat from the bag. Makes 5 servings (1 walking taco per serving)

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Calories: 207
Protein(gm): 15
Carbohydrate(gm): 16
Fat, total(gm): 10
Cholesterol(mg): 28
Saturated fat(gm): 2
Monosaturated fat(gm): 2
Dietary Fiber, total(gm): 1
Sugar, total(gm): 2

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/recipe/turkey/homemade-walking-tacos/

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