Salmon Tacos!

This satisfying meal is delicious and just 205 calories for 2 tacos!  It also packs in Vitamin B12 to help keep your nerve and blood cells healthy and strong!

fish tacos in pumpkin seed chipotle sauce with pan-fried avocado

 


If you’ve heard all the rage about people taking B vitamins like B12, then you know B12 is one hot vitamin.

It can be found a large variety of animal foods—but plant foods don’t contain vitamin B12 unless they are fortified with it. Some of best sources of vitamin B12 are fish, meat, poultry, eggs and milk. The top sources are beef liver and clams.

To help you get this vitamin in your diet, we’ve whipped up a vitamin B12 rich recipe for you to try today – Salmon Tacos!

 

(Pssst… looking for more fish recipes?  Try these…

Soy Ginger Salmon

Blackened Wild Flounder

Baked Talapia with Wild Blueberry Chipotle Chutney

Dijon Salmon Cakes

SALMON TACOS

SERVES: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • Cooking spray or olive oil in a spray container
  • 2 (3 oz.) salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage (ideally a mixture of green and purple)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons non-fat Greek yogurt, divided (optional)1/2 avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Low-fat cheddar, for garnish (optional)
  • Lime, for garnish (optional)
  • Salsa, for garnish (optional)

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Lightly spray a baking sheet with the oil. .

2. Sprinkle both sides of fish with fajita seasoning, gently pressing into flesh. Bake in oven for about 10-15 min or until internal temperature is 145 degrees. Cut into small pieces and keep warm.

3. In a small bowl, mix together cabbage, lime juice, salt, and cilantro.

4. Wrap the tortillas in paper towels, and microwave 1 minute on HIGH or until they’re warm.

5. Spread 1 teaspoon yogurt on each tortilla.  In the center of each tortilla add some of the cabbage mixture, the salmon, tomatoes and avocado. . Garnish with lime, salsa or cheese if desired.

Enjoy!!

What other vitamin B12 rich foods have you eaten? Eggs in an omelet? Milk in a healthy homemade yogurt?

Nutrition Facts per serving (2 tacos): 205 calories, 7 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 217 mg sodium, 26 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 13 g protein


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Salmon Tacos!
 
Nutrition Facts per serving (2 tacos): 205 calories, 7 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 217 mg sodium, 26 g carbs, 6 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 13 g protein
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • Cooking spray or olive oil in a spray container
  • 2 (3 oz.) salmon fillets
  • 2 teaspoons fajita seasoning
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage (ideally a mixture of green and purple)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 (6-inch) corn tortillas
  • 2½ tablespoons non-fat Greek yogurt, divided (optional)1/2 avocado, pitted and diced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • Low-fat cheddar, for garnish (optional)
  • Lime, for garnish (optional)
  • Salsa, for garnish (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 350 degrees. Lightly spray a baking sheet with the oil. .
  2. Sprinkle both sides of fish with fajita seasoning, gently pressing into flesh. Bake in oven for about 10-15 min or until internal temperature is 145 degrees. Cut into small pieces and keep warm.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together cabbage, lime juice, salt, and cilantro.
  4. Wrap the tortillas in paper towels, and microwave 1 minute on HIGH or until they're warm.
  5. Spread 1 teaspoon yogurt on each tortilla.  In the center of each tortilla add some of the cabbage mixture, the salmon, tomatoes and avocado. . Garnish with lime, salsa or cheese if desired.
  6. Enjoy!!
  7. What other vitamin B12 rich foods have you eaten? Eggs in an omelet? Milk in a healthy homemade yogurt?

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