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Soft Shell Tacos

Tacos!  They just make everyone happy don’t they?  It’s a comfort food to so many thanks to generations of immigrants.  They’re quick, they’re delicious, they’re nutritious (as long as you put the right stuff in them.)   And, they’re on the menu tonight! 

 

Grocery List: Soft Shell Tacos
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Grocery List: Soft-shell Tacos Oct

Produce

garlic (if needed)

sweet onion (if needed)

red or green leaf lettuce (if needed)

1 bunch fresh cilantro (if making quick salsa)

1 green bell pepper (if needed)

1 Anaheim pepper (if making quick salsa)

1 Jalapeno pepper (if making quick salsa)

2 kiwis (one per diner)

2 fresh limes

Canned/Dried Foods

low sodium veggie broth (if needed) 

one 15 oz. can no-salt diced tomatoes (if making quick salsa)

oregano leaves (if needed)

ground cumin (if needed)

chili powder (if needed)

Tabasco (if needed)

Frozen Foods

1 package meatless ground meat (if eating meatless)
OR

1 package Beyond Meat Beefy Crumbles or Patties (if eating meatless)

Meat/Fish/Poultry

one half lb. ground turkey breast (if eating meat)

Chilled Foods/Dairy

plain nonfat yogurt (if needed)

sharp cheddar cheese (if needed)

1 pint fresh tomato salsa (If no quick low-sodium salsa at home)

 6″ soft flour or corn tortillas

Nutritional Value Soft Shell Tacos

Soft Tacos with Ground Turkey Sausage

Per Serving

Calories:630

Protein: 35 g

Carbohydrates: 52 g

Total Fat: 30 g

(Saturated Fat: 7 g

Dietary Fiber: 15 g

Cholesterol: 100 mg

Sodium: 410 mg

% calories from fat: 45.6%

Serving Size:

One taco with 1 kiwi

Soft Tacos with Meatless sausage

Nutritional Analysis

Per Serving

Calories: 640

Protein: 31 g

Carbohydrates: 72 g

Total Fat:25 g

(Saturated Fat: 5 g

Dietary Fiber: 16 g

Cholesterol: 15 mg

Sodium: 710 mg

% calories from fat: 36.8 %

Serving Size:

Two tacos with 1 kiwi