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Zippy Black Bean Chalupas Recipe

Low Calorie Recipe for Bean Chalupas

Written by Diet Bites


Oh my - a cozy bed of lettuce shredded to perfection topped with concoctions that gourmet chefs are made of....

Ingredient List, Preparation Notes for Bean Chalupas

Ingredients for this low calorie recipe:

1 small can of  canned black beans, drained, rinsed, mashed & heated

6 chalupa shells (heated in microwave - 50 calories each)

Jarred Queso sauce, heated (found in the chip section - 40 calories per serving)

1 cup of salsa or picante sauce

1/2 head of lettuce, shredded

This low calorie recipe for Zippy Black Bean Chalupas goes together in a flash.

Entire recipe contains about 1,000 calories. Take things up a notch by adding chili powder, ground cumin and cilantro to the beans. Also add chopped tomatoes, fresh chopped cilantro and chopped onions to the lettuce.

Step 1: Mix beans with salsa. Spread bean mixture onto chalupa shells.

Step 2: Top with queso, then salad mixture.

Step 3: Chalupas can be heated in microwave before adding lettuce if desired.

One can of black beans, a few spicy additives and we're suddenly doing the Black Bean Diet Dip! Economical and delicious.

Black Bean, Bean Dip, a Low Calorie Recipe for Bean Dip

Ingredients for this low calorie recipe:

1 small can of  canned black beans, drained, rinsed and whipped until smooth

1 - 3 Tablespoons of Chili Powder

Garlic Salt

1/2 cup of salsa or picante sauce

This low calorie recipe for Black Bean, Bean Dip goes together in a flash. Entire recipe contains about 425 calories.

Step 1: Mix spices and salsa with whipped beans.

Step 2: Enjoy with light tortilla chips.

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