California Fresh Mex Tacos

Color and crunch define this vegetarian taco. Quick-pickled cabbage can be refrigerated for up to 2 days.

California fresh tacos on a platter on table
Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
12 tacos


Quick Pickled Cabbage:

  • 3 cups thinly sliced red cabbage, core removed

  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon Spice Islands® Salt


  • 1 (7 ounce) can Green Giant® Mexicorn®

  • 1 (15 ounce) can Ortega® Black Beans, drained and rinsed

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives, divided

  • ¼ teaspoon Spice Islands® Ground Cumin Seed

  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 4 medium ripe avocados

  • 1 (5.8 ounce) package Ortega Yellow Corn Taco Shells (12 count)

  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt


  1. In a medium bowl, combine cabbage, vinegar, salt, and sugar. Massage with hands and mix well to combine. Let rest 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes to combine.

  2. Combine Mexicorn®, black beans, lime juice, 2 tablespoons chopped chives, ground cumin, and kosher salt in a small bowl. Mix well to combine.

  3. Halve each avocado lengthwise, peel, and remove pits. Cut each half into 3 wedges (24 pieces total).

  4. Place 2 wedges of avocado into each taco shell. Top with Mexicorn-black bean mixture, quick pickled cabbage, Greek yogurt, and remaining chives. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

456 Calories
27g Fat
49g Carbs
11g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 456
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 884mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 16g 55%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 11g
Vitamin C 42mg 209%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 770mg 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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