nutritional information

Per Taco:

  • Calories: 178
  • Protein: 12 g
  • Total Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 15 mg
  • Sodium: 409 mg
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 4 g

American BBQ Tacos

American BBQ Tacos

Serves 4

30 minutes or fewer

For authentic Southern flavor, top these tacos with prepared coleslaw instead of shredded lettuce.
BBQ Sauce
  • 1½ Tbs. ketchup
  • 1 Tbs. vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp. honey
  • ⅛ tsp. hot sauce, or more to taste
Tacos
  • 1½ Tbs. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sliced button mushrooms
  • ½ cup diced green bell pepper
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup soy crumbles, such as Lightlife Gimme Lean
  • 4 6-inch corn or flour tortillas, warmed
  • 2 Tbs. chopped red onion
  • ⅓ cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • ½ cup shredded Romaine lettuce
  • ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tbs. pickle relish, optional

1. To make BBQ Sauce: Combine all ingredients in bowl.

2. To make Tacos: Heat oil in nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add mushrooms, bell pepper, and carrots, and cook 3 minutes, or until vegetables are softened, stirring halfway through. Add soy crumbles and 2 Tbs. BBQ Sauce. Cook 8 minutes, or until soy crumbles are browned.

3. Fill tortillas with soy crumble mixture. Top with red onion, tomatoes, lettuce, cheese, and relish, if desired. Serve with BBQ Sauce.

May 2008 p.68

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