Rick's Tacos with Garlicky Mexican Greens

Rick's Tacos with Garlicky Mexican Greens
Rick's Tacos with Garlicky Mexican Greens
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    These tacos are a favorite of chef Rick Bayless, who first tasted them at a market stall in Toluca, Mexico, where they're considered to be good, old-fashioned peasant food.

    Ingredients

    • 8 to 10 corn tortillas (plus a few extra, in case some break)
    • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for blanching
    • 6 cups loosely packed sliced green or red chard leaves (one 12-ounce bunch)
    • 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
    • 1 medium white onion, sliced 1/4 inch thick
    • 4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup finely crumbled Mexican queso fresco; queso anejo; dry feta; pressed, salted farmer's cheese; or Parmesan cheese
    • 3/4 cup Rick's Essential Roasted Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa Rick's Essential Roasted Tomatillo-Chipotle Salsa
    • Cilantro sprigs, for garnish

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 8
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 184 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 4 g 5.89%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.89%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 4 mg 1.44%
    • Sodium: 189 mg 7.88%
    • Calcium: 171 mg 17.06%
    • Potassium: 321 mg 9.17%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 8.06%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 33 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.48%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0.31%
    • Vitamin C 35.13%
    • Vitamin D 0.23%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables4
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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