Avocado Chicken Whole Wheat Taco Bowls™

Avocado Chicken Whole Wheat Taco Bowls™

Plain old chicken breasts find excitement with a luscious, fresh avocado and yogurt sauce in these quick and easy bowls.
Prep 25 Minutes
Total 25 Minutes
Servings 8

Ingredient List

  • 1/2 avocado, pitted, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 package (0.85 oz) Old El Paso™ chicken taco seasoning mix
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 8 Old El Paso™ whole wheat Taco Bowls™
  • 1/4 cup crumbled queso fresco cheese
  • Make it FRESH toppings, as desired (see below)
Recipe Continues Below


  1. In medium bowl, mash avocado with fork until smooth. Stir in yogurt, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 7 to 9 minutes, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink in center. Stir in taco seasoning mix and water. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer uncovered 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until thickened.
  3. While chicken is cooking, heat bowls as directed on package, and assemble toppings. Divide chicken mixture among bowls; sprinkle with cheese and pomegranate seeds. Serve with avocado sauce, and top with toppings.

Expert Tips

  • Ideas for Make it FRESH toppings: pomegranate seeds, shredded lettuce, fresh cilantro leaves, sliced fresh jalapeños.
  • Not a fan of yogurt? Substitute sour cream instead.


Calories190(Calories from Fat70),Total Fat8g(Saturated Fat2 1/2g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol40mgSodium540mgTotal Carbohydrate13g(Dietary Fiber1g Sugars0g),Protein16g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A6%;Vitamin C0%;Calcium6%;Iron6%; Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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