26 July 2012

summer-inspired tacos.

Here's an easy summer lunch. Serve with juicy watermelon for dessert & viola! Happy & healthy. 

summer-inspired tacos. 
serves 4

for the salsa filling:

1 cup vine-ripened tomatoes, diced
1 cup summer squash, diced & sauteed in a little olive oil
1/2 cup sweet onion, chopped
a big handful of fresh cilantro, finely chopped
sea salt & cracked pepper
a drizzle of olive oil
juice of 1 lemon
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl.

for the chipotle cream:

1/2 cup sour cream or Vegenaise
1 chipotle chili, chopped
1 tsp of abodo sauce (that the chili came in)
  1. Mix together in a bowl.

for serving:

8 corn tortillas, heated in a dry pan over medium heat (30 seconds each)
1/2 head of red lettuce or lettuce leaves of your choice
1 avocado, mashed
lemon slices
  1. Smear chipotle cream on the bottom of the tortillas, then the lettuce, then the filling & a dollop of avocado. Add a squeeze of lemon if you please...
happy eatings & cheers!

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