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Nutrient-Rich: Spicy Bean Enchiladas

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Category: Vegetables, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Sweet green pepper, chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tb Ground cumin
  • 1 tb Chili powder
  • 2 ts Dried oregano
  • pn Hot pepper flakes
  • 19 oz Canned kidney beans,
  • -drained and rinsed
  • 1 c Salsa
  • 4 10-inch flour tortillas
  • 1/2 c Cheddar cheese, shredded


In nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; cook onion and green
pepper, stirring often, for 8 minutes or until softened. Stir in garlic,
cumin, chili powder, oregano and hot pepper flakes; cook, stirring, for 2
minutes. Add beans and mash coarsely.

[Recipe can be prepared to this point, covered and refrigerated for up to 1

Stir in half of the salsa; cook, stirring often, for 8 minutes. Divide
mixture among tortillas and roll up. Place tortillas, seam side down, in
lightly greased 11x7-inch baking dish. spoon remaining salsa over top;
sprinkle with cheese.

Cover with foil; bake in 450F 230C oven for 10 minutes. Alternately, cover
with waxed paper and microwave at High for 5 minutes.

Per Serving: about 430 calories, 18 g protein, 13 g fat, 64 g carbohydrate
very high source fibre, good source calcium, excellent source iron.

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