12 Skinny Tacos to Satisfy Your Tex-Mex Cravings
We've gathered some top-rated tacos for every taste preference! Chicken, turkey, and pork for meat eaters; veggie, tofu, and black bean tacos for vegetarian taco lovers; and fish tacos for pescatarians. Delicious, yes. And these recipes do it without packing on the calories -- so you can make every day taco day! Give these skinny tacos a try!
"Skinny" Chicken Tacos | 272 Calories
Butternut Squash Chicken Street Tacos | 269 calories
Here's a tasty spin on chicken tacos. "The butternut squash adds flavor and dense nutrition to a family favorite meal," says RusticJoyfylFood. "Your kiddos will love these! Serve with warm corn tortillas and a side of rice; garnish with lime, chopped cilantro, and sour cream."
Blackened Salmon Tacos with Chunky Mango Avocado Salsa | 283 Calories
Dave's Mexican Veggie Tacos | 334 Calories
Slow Cooker Cilantro-Lime Chicken Tacos | 358 Calories
A whole chicken is sprinkled with seasoning salt, rubbed with garlic, and cooked low and slow with lime juice and a little white wine. "Super fresh and clean ingredients," says chris and britni. "Amazing!"
Tasty Ground Turkey Tacos | 421 Calories
"These ground turkey tacos are much healthier, easier, and faster because there is no grease to contend with," says Andrea. "And I think they just taste better."
Vegan Tofu Tacos | 196 Calories
Dee's Roast Pork for Tacos | 207 Calories
Street Taco with Mango Salsa | 309 Calories
These hearty, healthy street-style tacos are loaded with tofu, black beans, freekeh, and veggies, and topped with feta cheese and a fresh mango salsa. "Doesn't have to always be tofu," says Kori. "Try a variety of grains as meat substitutes. Use ground turkey, pork, or chicken, too."
Fiery Fish Tacos with Crunchy Corn Salsa | 351 Calories
Chicken Tacos with Pineapple Salsa | 299 calories
"These chicken tacos with homemade pineapple salsa are quickly assembled once you've marinated the chicken," says Bren. "The actual grill time is only about 6 minutes."
Taco Lettuce Wraps | 275 calories
Corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, ground turkey, and taco seasonings are simmered and served wrapped up in large leaves of romaine.