Fajita tacos are a delicious and flavorful option for a low calorie meal. They are easy to make and can be customized with a variety of vegetables and protein sources to suit your preferences. Plus, by using low calorie ingredients and homemade seasoning, you can control the calorie and nutrient content of your fajita tacos.

Here is a recipe for low calorie fajita tacos that is packed with nutrients:

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 8 small corn tortillas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Toppings of your choice (lettuce, tomato, avocado, etc.)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your grill or stovetop griddle to medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the chili powder, cumin, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Brush the sliced chicken with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sprinkle with the spice mixture.
  4. Grill or cook the chicken on the griddle until it is cooked through and no longer pink in the middle, about 5-7 minutes on each side.
  5. In a separate pan, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat.
  6. Add the sliced bell peppers and onion to the pan and cook until they are tender and slightly caramelized, about 8-10 minutes.
  7. Assemble the tacos by placing a few slices of chicken and a spoonful of the cooked bell peppers and onions onto each corn tortilla.
  8. Add any desired toppings and serve immediately.

This recipe makes 8 servings of 2 tacos each, for a total of 16 tacos.

Macros

Calories: 240

Protein: 23 grams

Carbohydrates: 26 grams

Fat: 7 grams

By using lean protein, low calorie vegetables, and small corn tortillas, these fajita tacos are a tasty and nutritious meal that won’t break the calorie bank. You can also customize the toppings to add additional nutrients, such as adding avocado for healthy fats or lettuce for added fiber. Enjoy!