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 (trace saturated fat), 0mg 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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Reviewed Apr. 21, 2015

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

Reviewed Mar. 27, 2015

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

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."

Reviewed Oct. 23, 2014

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

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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