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Black Bean Fajitas Recipe

"For lunch one day, I dreamed up these fajitas using leftover black beans I had in the refrigerator and a tomato and peppers from my visit to the local farmers market," relates Linda Rock of Stratford, Wisconsin. "It made a fast and satisfying light meal."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup each julienned sweet yellow pepper and red pepper
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 4 flour tortillas (6 inches), warmed
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream

Directions

  • 1. Place yellow and red pepper in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add beans; cover and cook 1 minute longer or until heated through.
  • 2. Spoon 1/2 cupful down the center of each tortilla; top with tomato, salsa, cheese and sour cream. Fold in half. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 fajita equals 257 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 671 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.