Black Bean Tacos
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 6-8
 
Black Bean Tacos-fast weeknight meal made without oils. Perfect heart healthy meal for your table in under 30 minutes!
Ingredients
  • • 2 cups red onion, minced or sliced thin depending on the texture you desire
  • • 1 c. yellow, orange, red or green bell pepper
  • • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • • 2 tsp cumin
  • • ½-3/4 tsp salt (to taste)
  • • 3½ cups-4 cups cooked black beans (if using canned, 2 cans, drained and rinsed)
  • • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • • additional vegetable broth/water to soften, about 1 cup
  • ⅛-1/4 tsp chipotle powder
  • • 10-12 corn tortillas or Boston Bibb Lettuce
  • • Serving suggestions: freshly chopped scallions and parsley, avocado, lettuce
Instructions
  1. ) Heat hot pan until hot, add onions and garlic, along with 1-2 tbsp water to prevent sticking, Sauté onions, garlic until translucent
  2. ) Add cumin, black beans, and cook with water until softened, mash if
  3. desired, adding lime juice, and some chipotle powder if desired
  4. ) Serve in taco shells or on lettuce wraps for a healthy alternative
Notes
511 mg potassium, 51% Vitamin C, 15% iron, 6% calcium
Nutrition Information
Serving size:  Calories: 147 Fat: <1 (.2g) Carbohydrates: 28.8 g Fiber: 8.5 g Protein: 8.3 g Cholesterol: 0 mg
Recipe by Garden Fresh Foodie at http://www.gardenfreshfoodie.com/main-dishes/black-bean-tacos/