Fish in Blankets (Fish Tacos)

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Tacos are a fun food to let children assemble themselves. You can also use onions, peppers or any other vegetables you have on hand.
  • 1/2 cup red leaf lettuce
  • 1 lb. frozen cod fillets
  • 1/2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 cup chopped tomato(es)
  • 6 (8 inch) whole grain tortilla(s)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp. plain, non-fat yogurt (less than 3.83 gm sugar per oz)
  • 1/2 cup salsa
Combine fish, olive oil and lemon juice in bowl. Pour into skillet. Cook on medium-high heat for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Fill each tortilla with 1/3 cup fish. Top with 1/3 cup vegetables and 1 Tbsp. of yogurt.
Yield: 6 tacos
Serving Size: One taco is 1 oz grain, a 1/4 cup vegetable and 1.5 oz meat/meat alternate for a 3-5 year old for lunch/supper.
Credit: CACFP Menu Planning Guide, Team Nutrition
Recipe Information:  Grain  Whole Grain-Rich  Vegetables- Dark Green   Vegetables- Red/Orange