Black Bean and Corn Flautas

Black Bean and Corn Flautas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 301.9
  • Total Fat: 4.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 445.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.3 g
  • Protein: 14.0 g

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a classic southwest dish - made better with lower fat ingredients a classic southwest dish - made better with lower fat ingredients
Number of Servings: 6


    2 tsp olive oil
    1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup)
    2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp)
    2 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
    2 tsp chili powder
    1 16 oz tub of fresh salsa, divided
    1 cup frozen corn kernels
    1/3 cup shredded cheddar, divided
    12 6 inch corn tortillas


Serves 6 - 2 flautas per serving

1) heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Cook onions 3 to 5 minutes, or until soft. Add garlic, cook 1 minute, or until translucent and fragrant.

2) Stir in beans, chili powder, and 1 cup water. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes, or until most liquid has evaporated. Remove from heat. Mash beans, leaving a few beans whole. Stir in 1 cup salsa, corn and 1/4 cup of the cheese. Cool mixture.

3) Preheat oven to 425. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Lay out tortillas. Spoon 1/4 cup bean mixture down the center of each tortilla. Roll tortillas around mixture and secure with a toothpick. Set flauta onto prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 6 -10 minutes.

4) Serve with remaining salsa.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TREENDABEAN.

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  • Try adding some Trader Joe's vegan chorizo to the mix. It will solve any flavor deficiencies the current recipe may have. The corn tortillas are an issue though. Try wetting them or using flour.
    - 10/13/12

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  • Fantastic! - 2/6/11

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  • amazing! my whole family loved it! only i didn't use corn tortillas because we didn't have any instead i used flour tortillas and in my opinion it was just as good! yum yum! - 5/3/10

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  • If you microwave the corn tortillas a tad before attempting to fill, they will break much less often (or perhaps try steaming them?) - 2/8/09

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  • I haven't made this yet, but my suggestion to those who have troubles with the con tortillas: To make them easier to work with -- wrap in aluminum foil and warm in the oven or on the stove for a few minutes. - 1/27/09

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