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Tuna-Guacamole Tacos

Brighten up weeknight dinners with easy and flavorful Tuna-Guacamole Tacos. The guacamole is very creamy and tasty on its own--make extra.

Cooking Light MARCH 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)
  • Hands-on: 15 Minutes
  • Total: 15 Minutes

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:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 402
  • Fat: 17.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 10.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Protein: 37.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 28.2g
  • Fiber: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 64mg
  • Iron: 1.6mg
  • Sodium: 430mg
  • Calcium: 59mg
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