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Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos

 Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos
The sweet and spicy filling in these delicious soft tacos is a refreshing change from basic ground beef or chicken. Trisha Kruse - Eagle, ID
10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

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

Directions

  • Mash half of the beans; set aside.
  • 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.
  • Place 1/2 cup filling on one side of each tortilla. Add toppings of
  • your choice; fold in half. Serve immediately.
  • Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 taco (calculated without optional toppings) equals 236 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 479 mg sodium,

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Bean & Pineapple Soft Tacos (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 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.