Tuna-Guacamole Tacos

Tuna-Guacamole Tacos Recipe
Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl
Brighten up weeknight dinners with easy and flavorful Tuna-Guacamole Tacos. The guacamole is very creamy and tasty on its own--make extra.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)
Total time: 15 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 402
Fat 17.3 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 10.1 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 37.3 g
Carbohydrate 28.2 g
Fiber 9 g
Cholesterol 64 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 430 mg
Calcium 59 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
2 ripe peeled avocados, mashed
Cooking spray
2 (10-ounce) Yellowfin tuna steaks (about 1 inch thick)
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

Preparation

1. Combine the onion, lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and avocados.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle tuna with remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add tuna to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or to desired degree of doneness. Cut tuna into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Warm tortillas according to the package directions. Divide avocado mixture evenly among tortillas. Divide tuna evenly among tortillas.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Marge Perry,

Cooking Light

March 2012
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