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Live Well Alabama Tasty Tacos

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – This Food Friday, Live Well Alabama is cooking yummy Tasty Tacos. This recipe is a weekend favorite and perfect for the whole family.

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Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.

“Our goal is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyle choices,” said Dr. Sondra Parmer, Alabama Extension specialist with SNAP-Ed. “Through this initiative, we hope individuals with limited budgets will make healthy food choices and choose physically active lifestyles.”

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Live Well Alabama provides numerous recipes that are simple and budget-friendly.


  • 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded
  • 8 taco shells
  • 1 can corn, 14 ounces, drained
  • 1 can black beans, 14 ounces drained and rinsed
  • ½ cups cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup salsa + extra for serving
  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 2 limes, divided into 8 wedges


In a microwave-safe bowl, mix cooked chicken with corn, beans and salsa. Heat in microwave for 2 minutes. Spoon mixture into taco shells. Top with cheese and lettuce. Squeeze lime juice over the top of each taco and serve with more salsa.

More Information

Download a printable PDF of the Tasty Tacos recipe.

Live Well Alabama has additional recipes that can be found on the Alabama Extension website.



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