Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Recipe of the Day

Black Bean Taco Salad

Recipe Insight: The black beans used in this recipe take the place of meat, providing a low calorie, high-fiber option that taste yummy!

This recipe provides 2 servings


1) 5 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
2) 1 1/4 cup tomatoes, diced
3) 1 cup green bell pepper, diced
4) 1 1/2 cups black beans, rinsed and drained
5) 2 ounces of tortilla chips, crushed
6) 1/2 cup salsa
7) 2 ounces low fat cheddar cheese, shredded


Divide lettuce between two plates. Toss tomatoes, green bell peppers, and black beans with salsa. Place on lettuce. Top with chips and cheese.

Nutritional value per serving:

Total calories: 450 calories
Protein: 23 grams
Total Fat: 9 grams
Carbs: 70 grams
Fiber: 15 grams


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