Avocado Chicken Whole Wheat Taco Boats™

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.
  • Total Time 25 Minutes
  • Prep Time 25 Minutes
  • Servings 8
  • Ingredients 11


  • 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)


Step 1 In medium bowl, mash avocado with fork until smooth. Stir in yogurt, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Set aside.

Step 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.

Step 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.


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.

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.