nutritional information


  • Calories: 130
  • Protein: 6 g
  • Total Fat: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Cholesterol: 5 mg
  • Sodium: 290 mg
  • Fiber: 4 g
  • Sugar: 1 g

Tasty California Tacos

Makes 10

The red bell pepper and onion add crunch.
California Taco Filling
  • 1 15 ½-oz. can navy or Great Northern beans, undrained
  • ¼ cup minced red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup minced red onion
  • ½ cup low-fat grated Monterey Jack or mozzarella cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 10 6- to 8-inch corn or flour tortillas
Toppings, Optional
  • Chopped avocado
  • Chopped tomato
  • shredded lettuce
  • Mild salsa
  1. To make California Taco Filling: Put beans, red pepper and red onion into a saucepan, and cook over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and cook, stirring often, for 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in cheese, and season to taste.
  2. To prepare Tortillas: Preheat a cast-iron skillet or griddle on stove over medium-high heat. Lay tortillas on skillet or griddle for about 10 seconds. Turn and warm other side. Remove from heat, and wrap in a napkin or dishcloth until ready to assemble tacos.
  3. To assemble, set a tortilla on a plate, and spoon on some filling. Top as desired, roll up and eat.


July 2004

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