Vegetarian Tacos

For vegetarians, this version of taco filling is rich and satisfying. You could use other types of beans; chick peas and red beans would be delicious.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • ½ small yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • ½ tsp. oregano leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 8 crisp corn taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeño pepper; cook and stir for 6 minutes. Add black beans, corn, oregano, pepper, and chili powder; cook and stir until hot. Remove from heat.
  • Heat taco shells as directed on package. Fill shells with lettuce, black bean mixture, tomatoes, and cheese.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and chopped
  • ½ small yellow bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans, drained
  • 2 cups frozen corn
  • ½ tsp. oregano leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 8 crisp corn taco shells
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and jalapeño pepper; cook and stir for 6 minutes. Add black beans, corn, oregano, pepper, and chili powder; cook and stir until hot. Remove from heat.
  • Heat taco shells as directed on package. Fill shells with lettuce, black bean mixture, tomatoes, and cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat8g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium330mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars3g
Protein10g