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Recipe for Black Bean Nachos

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 2 large low-fat flour tortillas
  • 1 15-ounce can reduced sodium black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup canned no salt tomatoes, drained or 1 cup fresh chopped tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • ½ cup sliced green onions (scallions)
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 jalapeño chiles, seeded and chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ cup low-fat, low-sodium Monterey jack cheese, grated
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
Recipe for Black Bean Nachos

Preparation:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Lightly coat the tortillas with pan spray and bake until crisp, about 10 minutes. Set aside. 2. While tortillas are baking, combine the beans, tomatoes, corn, green onions, garlic, green chiles, and cumin in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer 5 minutes. 3. Divide the beans between the tortillas, top with cheese, and bake 5 minutes or until heated through. Scatter the cilantro over the nachos, cut in wedges, and eat.

Values per serving:

  • Calories: 207,
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Fiber: 12 g