Embark on a flavorful journey with these W-W Quiche Taco Boats—a clever and delicious twist that transforms the beloved taco experience into a lighter, point-conscious delight. This inventive recipe offers the vibrant and savory essence of tacos while keeping your wellness goals at the forefront, providing a satisfying way to indulge without compromise.

The foundation of these quiche taco boats begins with whole wheat or corn tortillas, artfully pressed into muffin cups to form a vessel that cradles the enticing taco-inspired filling. Lean ground turkey or chicken takes center stage, browned to perfection and seasoned with a packet of taco seasoning for that signature Mexican flair. Black beans, diced bell peppers, tomatoes, and red onions join the fiesta, creating a colorful and nutritious medley that promises both flavor and texture.

The tortilla boats are then filled with this vibrant taco mixture, ready to embrace a quiche-style transformation. A luscious mixture of eggs and fat-free Greek yogurt forms the quiche base, adding protein richness without compromising on health-conscious choices. A generous sprinkle of reduced-fat shredded cheese crowns each boat, melting into a golden finish during the baking process.

As these quiche taco boats emerge from the oven, the aroma of spices and cheese fills the kitchen, promising a satisfying meal that bridges the gap between comfort food and mindful eating. Garnish with fresh cilantro and sliced green onions for a burst of freshness, and serve with optional salsa on the side for those who crave an extra kick.

Whether enjoyed for brunch, lunch, or a creative dinner, these W-W Quiche Taco Boats provide a delicious and guilt-free way to indulge in the flavors of tacos while staying true to your wellness journey. Each bite offers a harmonious combination of lean protein, colorful veggies, and the familiar zest of tacos, making it a delightful addition to your repertoire of health-conscious and flavorful meals.

W-W Quiche Taco Boats

Ingredients:

  • 6 small whole-grain or corn tortillas
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup egg whites (equivalent to about 8 egg whites)
  • 1 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup cooked and seasoned lean ground turkey or chicken
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup diced onions
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded cheese
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon taco seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro and salsa for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Arrange tortillas in a muffin tin to form boat shapes.
  2. In a skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add diced onions and bell peppers and sauté until softened.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg whites, non-fat Greek yogurt, taco seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  4. Stir in the sautéed onions and bell peppers, cooked ground turkey or chicken, diced tomatoes, and reduced-fat shredded cheese into the egg mixture.
  5. Spoon the egg mixture evenly into the tortilla boats.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 20-25 minutes or until the quiche boats are set and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the quiche taco boats to cool slightly before serving.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro and salsa if desired.
  9. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (approximate per serving, assuming 6 servings):

  • Calories: Approximately 200
  • Protein: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 150mg
  • Sodium: 300mg

W=W Points (approximate):

  • This recipe is generally considered to be around 4-5 SmartPoints per serving, but please double-check with the specific ingredients you use and the current W-W plan you’re following.

Note: Nutritional values and points are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and brands used. Adjust the ingredients to meet your dietary preferences and needs.

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Welcome! I’m Anosh the owner and founder of Low Carb Diet World. I created this website back in 2013 as a way to save keto-low carb recipes and share them with others.