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Mixed Up Mango Bean Wraps

Mixed Up Mango Bean Wraps
Recipe type: Sandwich
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 2 sweet bell peppers, diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained well
  • 2 mangos, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, diced
  • 4 (medium size) healthy tortillas (corn, sun-dried tomato, spinach, low carb, whatever you like); you may warm these if you wish before filling
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add a small amount of oil, bell peppers and onion, stir and cook until softened
  2. Add the beans, reduce heat to low and cook gently for 5 minutes.
  3. In bowl combine mangos, lime juice, cilantro, and avocado, stir and keep cold.
  4. Evenly divide the warm bean mixture in the middle of each tortilla, then evenly divide the cold mango mixture on top of each.
  5. Roll the tortillas up and serve.


Beef and Bean Chimichangas

Beef and Bean Chimichangas
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
  • 1 lb. Ground Beef - lean
  • ¾ cup Onion - chopped
  • ¾ cup Sweet Bell Pepper - diced
  • 1½ cups Whole Kernel Corn
  • 2 cups Taco Sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1 - 16 oz can Refried Beans
  • 8 - 12 inch Flour Tortillas
  • 1 - 16 oz. package Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Butter - melted
  • shredded lettuce
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • sour cream
  • salsa
  1. Preheat oven 350°F
  2. Brown ground beef in skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Drain excess fat.
  4. Add onion, bell pepper and corn to skillet.
  5. Cook for 6 minutes or until veggies are tender.
  6. Stir in taco sauce, chili powder, garlic salt, cumin and stir until well blended.
  7. Cook until all ingredients are heated though and then remove from heat.
  8. Take tortillas and spread a thin layer over each shell. Spoon beef mixture in the center and top with cheese.
  9. Roll up each tortilla separately and place them seam side down on a baking sheet.
  10. Brush with melted butter.
  11. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until golden brown.
  12. Garnish with lettuce, tomato, salsa and sour cream.