Middle Eastern Veggie Tacos

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
Middle Eastern Veggie Tacos

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If you have leftover toasted quinoa, use it to top salads and other dishes for a delicious, nutty crunch.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Taco
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
660mg
27%
Potassium
440mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
6g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
260%
260%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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