I can’t believe it’s almost February and time for the big game! While I don’t usually mind watching football, my favorite thing about the game is the food! Today I’m sharing an easy recipe for Chicken & Guacamole Baked Tacos.
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What are your plans for game day? If you are hosting a party and need something easy, I’ve got just the thing! I used Old El Paso Stand ‘n Stuff Taco Shells and Avocados from Mexico to create these Chicken & Guacamole Baked Tacos.
If you’ve been by my blog before, you may have discovered my obsession for avocados. It’s a food I actually didn’t like until a couple years ago. Now I can’t get enough of them! I knew a homemade guacamole would complement these tacos perfect.
Andrew and I rarely eat Mexican foods because he usually isn’t big on them. But this recipe was different! He loved it, and was talking about how good it was all night. The creamy guacamole adds so much to these tacos.
I always prefer chicken to beef when it comes to tacos, so I decided to go with chicken for this recipe as well. Plus, the chicken tastes amazing with the avocados.
This recipe is a lot of fun for a party, because each person can top their tacos however they like. In addition to the toppings I suggested on the recipe below, you could also use bacon bits, extra cheese, hot sauce, onions, or whatever you like!
There’s nothing better than an easy recipe for your game day party. And who doesn’t love tacos? Compared to all the other game day foods, this recipe is pretty healthy, too.
- 2 avocados - pitted, peeled and mashed
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1 small tomato, diced
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 10 Old El Paso Stand 'n Stuff Taco Shells
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 chicken breasts
- Salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to taste
- 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
- Shredded iceburg lettuce
- Diced tomatoes
- Sour cream
- Diced green onions
- In a medium bowl, mix the avocados, lime and salt.
- Add in the onions, tomato and garlic.
- Refrigerate until needed.
- Preheat oven to 375. Grease an 8x8-inch casserole dish. Heat olive oil in a large skillet to medium high.
- Dice the chicken breast, season with salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to taste.
- Cook the chicken for 2 minutes on each side. Lower the heat to medium and cook for 7-10 minutes or until done. Set aside.
- Place the tacos in the greased casserole dish. Divide the guacamole and chicken among the tacos. Sprinkle with cheese.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- Top with lettuce, tomato, sour cream and diced tomatoes.
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