Bean & Cheese Tacos

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 290.5
  • Total Fat: 10.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 18.7 mg
  • Sodium: 786.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.1 g
  • Protein: 17.8 g

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A delicious and fun meal for all the family. Kids will love adding their own toppings! A delicious and fun meal for all the family. Kids will love adding their own toppings!
Number of Servings: 4


    8 small taco shells, warmed in oven
    1 15-oz can pinto beans or red beans
    1/4 cup finely chopped onions
    2 tablespoons cooking oil
    1 15-oz can diced tomatoes
    1 tablespoon (or less, according to taste) chili powder
    1 cup shredded lo-fat cheddar cheese

    Shredded lettuce
    Sour cream
    Prepared salsa


Heat oil in large skillet and saute onion until soft. Add beans, mashing with potato masher or back of wooden spoon. Add tomato juice which has been drained from diced tomatoes and chili powder. Continue cooking until beans are thickened and no liquid remains, about ten minutes. Stir in cheese and spoon mixture into taco shells. Serve two per person, and let each person top tacos with shredded lettuce, the diced tomatoes, sour cream and salsa, according to individual preference.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARIASPARKLE.

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