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The weather has been dreary lately and so I wanted to add some freshness to our dinner tonight. What better way than to bring the flavors of shrimp tacos with a touch of sweet tropical salsa?!

Here is the recipe for Soft Shrimp Tacos, adapted from Its best served with another recipe I have for Tropical Salsa:


  • Tacos:
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup total of yellow, red & green bell pepper strips
  • 1 cup vertically sliced white onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1 1/4 cups (5 ounces) shredded reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 0% greek yogurt for garnish


  • - To prepare tacos, place a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat until hot.
  • - Add bell pepper, onion, and garlic; saute 2 minutes.
  • - Add shrimp, cumin, chili powder; saute 3 minutes or until shrimp are done.
  • - Stir in cilantro.
  • - Spoon 1/2 cup shrimp mixture over one half of each tortilla.
  • - Top with about cheese, salsa and yogurt; fold tortillas in half.

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