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Recipe of the Month - Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients:

4 cups very thinly presliced green cabbage
1 cup chopped plum tomatoes
1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
5 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1 pound tilapia fillets
1 teaspoon chili powder
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas

Directions:

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Add juice, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; toss well to combine.

Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish evenly with chili powder and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Remove from heat, and cut fish into bite-sized pieces.

Warm tortillas according to package directions. Spoon about 1/4 cup cabbage mixture down the center of each tortilla. Divide fish evenly among tortillas; fold in half. Serve tacos with remaining cabbage mixture.

Yield:  4 servings (serving size: 2 tacos and about 1 cup cabbage mixture)

CALORIES 305 (29% from fat); FAT 9.8g (sat 2g,mono 4.9g,poly 1.2g); IRON 1.4mg; CHOLESTEROL 75mg; CALCIUM 162mg; CARBOHYDRATE 30.1g; SODIUM 445mg; PROTEIN 26.5g; FIBER 4.4g



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