Refried Bean and Avocado Soft Tacos

Refried Bean and Avocado Soft Tacos

Serves 4

Perfectly seasoned beans are balanced by the fresh flavors of avocado, lettuce and tomato for a healthier version of a fast-food favorite. Kick up the heat with your favorite hot sauce!

Ingredients: 
  • 1 medium white onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 (29-ounce) can no-salt-added pinto beans (about 3 cups), rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 8 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 1/2 avocados, thinly sliced
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Method: 

Heat a large skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until beginning to stick to skillet. Stir in 1/2 cup broth and continue to cook 6 to 8 minutes or until onion is translucent and very tender. Reduce heat to medium-low, add beans and cook 2 to 3 minutes to soften, stirring frequently. Mash beans with a potato masher. Stir in remaining broth, cumin, pepper and salt. Cook 2 minutes longer or until warmed through, stirring occasionally and adding water or more broth as needed for desired consistency.


In a dry skillet, warm each tortilla to soften. Top with a generous scoop bean mixture. Add lettuce, tomato and avocado. Fold in half and serve with your favorite salsa.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:420 calories (110 from fat), 13g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 340mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (20g dietary fiber, 5g sugar), 14g protein
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