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6 Easy Taco Recipes Under 400 Calories

A close-up of two tacos on a metal surface. Each taco is filled with grilled vegetables, garnished with guacamole, sour cream, and fresh cilantro. A piece of lime is placed near the tacos, perfect for those exploring new taco recipes. MyFitnessPal Blog
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A great, versatile weeknight meal, tacos are easy to make and easy to keep healthy. Whether you take them vegetarian, pescaterian or you go carnitas-inspired, these six recipes are low in calories, filled with protein and fiber and can be ready in less than 30 minutes.

1. MARINATED MUSHROOM + SWEET POTATO TACOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Portobello mushrooms and sweet potatoes make for a filling vegan taco packed with flavor and fiber. These tacos are also an excellent source of potassium, magnesium, iron and vitamin A. Recipe makes 4 servings at 2 tacos each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 271; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 195mg; Total Carbohydrate: 43g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugars: 11g; Protein: 6g

2. SIMPLE FISH TACOS WITH CORN & TOMATO SALSA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Making your own corn and tomato salsa is easier than you may think — and tastes so fresh. Oven-baked fish simplifies the preparation. Recipe makes 4 servings at 2 tacos + 1/4 of salsa each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 312; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 106g; Sodium: 436mg; Total Carbohydrate: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugars: 7g; Protein: 31g

3. SMOKY TILAPIA TACOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Broiling the fish instead of frying it saves on calories and fat. Top this simple fish taco with avocado and a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Recipe makes 6 servings at 2 tacos each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 293; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 87mg; Carbohydrate: 20g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 33g

4. ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN TACOS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Two tasty pork tacos for just over 350 calories and 27 grams of protein? Yes, please. With a hit of spice from the jalapeno, these tacos are topped with a thick, slightly tangy crema for a cooling finish. Recipe makes 4 servings at 2 tacos each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 370; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 80mg; Sodium: 294mg; Total Carbohydrates: 37g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugars: 8g; Protein: 27g

5. ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH TACOS | COOKIE & KATE

These colorful tacos pack 19 grams of fiber and at least three servings of vegetables, making them a nutritious end to your day. The homemade guac is a creamy counterpoint to the crunchy slaw. Recipe makes 4 servings 2 tacos at each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 398; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 9g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 458mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 19g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 11g

6. VEGGIE TACOS WITH AVOCADO-TOMATILLO SAUCE | LOVE & LEMONS

With 19 grams of plant-based protein, these spicy tacos are stuffed with black beans and your choice of veggies. Recipe makes 3 servings at 2 tacos each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 385; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 27mg; Sodium: 322mg; Carbohydrate: 47g; Dietary Fiber: 11g; Sugar: 19g; Protein: 19g

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