Breakfast Tacos Are Good, But Fruit Breakfast Tacos Are Better

Apr 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. ET
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You probably never thought you'd hear "chocolate" and "breakfast tacos" in the same sentence, but here we are — and we're not talking about some weird dare here. Fruit tacos with chocolate tortillas are pretty much the best thing to happen to morning breakfast since sliced bread.

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The best part? You can chop the fruit in advance, and the chocolate tortillas come together quickly and can be made ahead to accommodate your early-morning rush.

Fruit tacos with chocolate tortillas

Serves 8

Liven up your fruit salad this summer with fresh and healthy chocolate tortillas. These kid-friendly dessert tacos are so wholesome you can eat them for breakfast!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 4 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1-1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 small papaya
  • 1 mango
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 2 kiwis
  • Juice from one lime

Directions:

Step one

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In a large bowl combine the all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, baking powder, salt and cocoa powder. Whisk all the ingredients to combine.

Step two

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Add coconut oil, agave nectar and warm water to the bowl of dry ingredients.?

Step three

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Mix the ingredients together with a wooden spoon until a large ball of dough forms.?

Step four

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Transfer the ball of dough to a floured work surface and knead the dough for five minutes, adding additional flour if the dough becomes too sticky to handle.

Step five

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Cut the ball of dough in half and roll both pieces back into a ball. Continue to cut the balls of dough in half until you have 16 even pieces. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.?

Step six

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Transfer one ball of dough to a floured work surface and roll the dough into a circle that is one- quarter inch thick and about five inches in diameter.

Step seven

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Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium heat. Do not add oil to the pan because the tortillas need to be cooked on a dry surface. Once the skillet is hot, add the rolled out dough and cook for 30 seconds.?

Step eight

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Flip the tortilla and cook for an additional 30 seconds. Repeat until all of the dough has been used and you have 16 cooked tortillas. Transfer the tortillas to a plate lined with a damp paper towel.?

Step nine

Wash all the fruit for the fruit salad. Measure blueberries, chop strawberries, peel and dice kiwis, dice mango, remove the seeds from papaya and peel the skin. Dice the papaya into bite-sized pieces and place all of the fruit in a dish. Drizzle the fruit with the juice of the lime. ?

Step 10

To serve, place one chocolate tortilla on a serving plate.?

Step 11

Add a handful of blueberries, several pieces of diced kiwi, a few pieces of chopped mango, several pieces of diced papaya and a handful of strawberries to the center of one chocolate tortilla.?

Step 12

Top the fruit with additional toppings of your choice. Chocolate sauce, shredded coconut, fresh mint and honey all work wonderfully.?

Step 13


Enjoy the gorgeous "fruits" of your labor!

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Originally published June 2012. Updated April 2017.

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