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These spicy chipotle tacos are the perfect choice for your next taco night. You can substitute ground turkey for the beef if you'd like, but either way, you'll want to make sure each bite includes a bit of the homemade pico de gallo.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

35 mins
40 mins


Tomato-Avocado Pico de Gallo
Chipotle Beef Tacos


Instructions Checklist
  • Prepare Tomato-Avocado Pico de Gallo: In a medium bowl gently stir together tomatoes, avocado, snipped cilantro and, if desired, crushed red pepper. Set aside.

  • Prepare Chipotle Beef Tacos: Coat a 12-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over medium. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes or just until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Transfer onion mixture to a blender or food processor. Add the next eight ingredients (through salt). Cover and blend or process until smooth.

  • In skillet cook ground beef over medium-high until browned. Drain off fat. Add onion mixture to meat in skillet. Cook and stir over medium just until bubbly. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Serve meat mixture in warm tortillas topped with Tomato-Avocado Pico de Gallo.

Nutrition Facts

2 tacos
323 calories; protein 27g; carbohydrates 25g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 4g; fat 12g; saturated fat 5g; cholesterol 71mg; sodium 200mg.

3 lean protein, 1 1/2 fat, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 starch