Seasonal Roots CBS6 Cooking Segment – Taco Tuesday

Karla Robinson was on CBS6 in Richmond on Monday, January 10th. She had help in the kitchen from CBS6’s Bill Bevins and Jessica Noll preparing her healthy and delicious recipe for Spicy Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw.

Click here to watch Karla’s TV appearance.

Karla reminded us about the importance of eating seasonally to ensure the freshest nutrient-rich ingredients and best flavor. Healthy, fresh dishes are always easier when you have a variety of tasty ingredients on hand.

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Karla’s recipe follows below.

Spicy Tacos with Garlic Cilantro Lime Slaw

Toss your choice of protein with the spice mix (below). Sauté your protein choice in a pan with olive oil. Assemble your tacos and add your favorite veggies (suggestions below). Top with the Cilantro Lime sauce (below).


  • 1 lb. protein (your choice: shrimp, fish, chicken, tofu)
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage or kale (or other favorite greens)
  • Julienned carrots, beets, cucumber or zucchini
  • 8 small tortillas

Spice Mix for Protein:

Mix all ingredients in a bowl or baggie and toss the protein of your choice in the mix.

  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne (more or less depending how much spice you like)

Garlic Cilantro Lime Sauce:

Pulse sauce ingredients in food processor or blender.

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup chopped green onions
  • ½ cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice


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