One-Minute Tasty Taco

Find Healthier, Easy Whole Foods Alternative to your Favorite Meals Recipes by Kate Geagan MS, RD

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  • 1 8-inch whole-wheat flour tortilla
  • 1/4 cup black beans, mashed
  • 2 tbsp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded zucchini or frozen corn (thawed)
  • 2 tbsp fresh salsa


Place a tortilla on a microwave proof plate. Top with beans, cheese and zucchini. Microwave until just melted, about 30-40 seconds. Fold in half or roll up, top with salsa and serve.
290 calories
8 grams fat
6 grams fiber
11 grams protein

Compare this nutritional information to that found in 4 frozen cheese and pepperoni pizza bites:
220 calories
7 grams fat
2 grams fiber
9 grams protein
Loaded with sodium