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

Ingredients

  • 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 taco (calculated without optional toppings) equals 236 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

1 taco (calculated without optional toppings) equals 236 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

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

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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!"

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Reviewed Jul. 7, 2012

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

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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!"

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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."

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