Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos Recipe
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Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos Recipe

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The sweet and spicy filling in these delicious soft tacos is a refreshing change from basic ground beef or chicken. Trisha Kruse - Eagle, ID
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) salsa
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 10 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), warmed
  • Sliced avocado, shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese and reduced-fat sour cream, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 236 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 479mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 5g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.


  1. Mash half of the beans; set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, saute onion and red pepper in oil until tender. Add the pineapple, salsa, chilies, mashed beans and remaining beans; heat through. Stir in cilantro.
  3. Place 1/2 cup filling on one side of each tortilla. Add toppings of your choice; fold in half. Serve immediately. Yield: 10 servings.
Originally published as Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p45

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ahmom User ID: 3426126 225205
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2015

"This was good. I think I will add chicken next time."

ejt325 User ID: 4790999 223641
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2015

"I would make this again, but I would add chicken or steak."

chefheidi18 User ID: 8210724 222500
Reviewed Mar. 10, 2015

"We had to add taco seasoning to balance out the pineapple. What are unsweetened pineapple tidbits? Not our favorite, but interesting idea."

NoodleNel User ID: 6393598 166788
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

"My family loves these tacos. We buy the Paso tortilla cups for these. It has replaced or regular taco recipe."

lpeters86 User ID: 3481982 164960
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2012

"This recipe was very simple and easy to make. It was absolutely delicious and a great modification to a typical taco recipe. My roommates and I really enjoyed it! It is definitely a keeper!"

sopmom User ID: 6761992 179515
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

"My daughters and I loved this. A nice light summer dish!"

eduerring User ID: 6141434 162961
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2012

"When I made this for my husband, he immediately balked about it being meatless. Until he tried it. He loved it!"

Angela. User ID: 5980287 111621
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2012

"I was pleasantly surprised. I thought this was a pretty healthy recipe that tasted great. I think the chunks of pineapple is what really made this recipe taste great. I definitely will make again in the future."

jcrank User ID: 4106517 166787
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2011

"We've had this multiple times since it is so tasty!"

naomiblue User ID: 5562529 181681
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"We liked the taste and ease of this dish. Would be very easy as something to make and then reheat as a quick meal. Don't forget to add lettuce, tomato and sour cream."

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