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Garden Tacos Salad

Garden Tacos - A recipe by Carol Nardello - Author of a Sweet Dash of Aloha shares this healthy and affordable recipe presented by AlohaCare.  Visit the AlohaCare website.
Prep Time10 mins
Active Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American, Local, Seafood
Keyword: Alohacare, tuna, taco, healthy, hawaii, garden salad tacos, taco salad, taco salad recipe, recipe for taco salad
Calories: 835kj
Author: Healthy Eating by AlohaCare


  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2  sweet onion, minced
  • 1/2  jalapeno pepper, cored, seeded, and minced finely (optional)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lime for zest and Juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 2 (6 oz.) cans tuna packed in water, drained
  • 8 large  Romaine leaves, washed and stems removed
  • 3/4 cup  Cheddar cheese, grated


  • Prepare salsa in a medium bowl by combining the tomatoes, onion, jalapeno, garlic, lime zest and juice.
  • Mix well and chill until needed.
  • Combine drained tuna fish with prepared salsa, mixing well.
  • Spread out Romaine leaves and evenly divide filling among them.
  • Sprinkle with cheese and serve.


Calories: 835kj | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 60g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Cholesterol: 187mg | Sodium: 1133mg | Potassium: 1068mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 4923IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 1360mg | Iron: 3mg