Middle Eastern Veggie Tacos

Harissa is a Middle Eastern condiment that adds spice and fabulous flavor. Since these condiments vary in levels of spice, be sure to taste yours before adding it to determine how much is needed.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Potato Filling

2
medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (4 cups)
1
to 2 tablespoons harissa chili paste
1
tablespoon olive oil
1/2
teaspoon salt

Herbed Salad

1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
Finely grated peel of 1 medium lemon (2 to 3 teaspoons)

Tortillas and Toppings

1/2
cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
2
teaspoons olive oil
6
Old El Paso® flour tortillas for soft tacos & fajitas (6 inch), heated as directed on package
1/2
cup Greek Fat Free plain yogurt
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. In medium bowl, toss Potato Filling ingredients, coating pieces evenly. Arrange on ungreased large cookie sheet. Bake 25 minutes; stir. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until golden brown and crispy.
  • 2 Meanwhile, mix Herbed Salad ingredients, stirring well; set aside. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 2 cups water to boiling. Add quinoa; cook 10 minutes. Drain well. Arrange on another ungreased cookie sheet; toss with 2 teaspoons oil. Place cookie sheet of quinoa in oven with sweet potatoes during last 10 minutes of bake time to toast lightly, stirring once.
  • 3 Fill each tortilla with potato filling, salad, a dollop of yogurt and 1 tablespoon toasted quinoa.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Taco
    Calories
    290
    (
    Calories from Fat
    90),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    10g
    10%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    660mg
    660%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    42g
    42%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    9g
    9%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    260%;
    Vitamin C
    6%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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