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Crispy Avocado Tacos

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Crispy Avocado Tacos
Prep Time: Cook Time: Total Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 
4 servings

Coated with a sweet-and-savoury crumb mixture, these baked avocado wedges are great in tacos, but you can also serve them as an appetizer with your favourite dip.

Ingredients: 
  • 1/2 cup Nature’s Path Pumpkin Flax Granola
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp each garlic powder and ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp each salt and pepper
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tbsp olive oil

 

Lime Dressing:

  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper

 

Tacos:

  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 8 corn tortillas, warmed
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 fresh mint leaves, torn 
Directions: 
  1. Preheat oven to 425˚F. Line baking sheet with foil; grease lightly. In food processor, pulse granola, bread crumbs, garlic powder, cumin, salt and pepper and until finely ground.
  2. Cut each avocado into 8 wedges; brush with olive oil. Gently toss in granola mixture. Arrange in single layer on prepared baking sheet; bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Lime Dressing: Meanwhile, whisk together lime juice, tahini, olive oil, agave, cumin, salt and pepper.
  4. Tacos: Divide lettuce, tomato, onion and radish slices evenly among tortillas; drizzle with dressing. Top with avocado wedges. Sprinkle with cilantro and mint.

Tip: Serve with hot sauce for those who like it spicy!