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Soft Shrimp Tacos

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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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