Soft Bean Tacos

  • servingServings


  • 8 (6-inch) flour tortillas
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
  • 16-oz. can spicy fat-free refried beans
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese, reduced-fat if desired, or soy cheese
  • Salsa for topping (optional)
  • Plain low-fat yogurt or soy yogurt for topping (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap tortillas in aluminum foil and warm in oven.
  2. In large saucepan, combine water and bell pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat, 2 minutes. Add corn, green onions, jalapeño pepper and refried beans. Stir gently until mixture is heated through, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove tortillas from oven. Spread some of the filling on one half of each tortilla, then sprinkle with a small amount of cheese. Fold over and arrange on individual plates. Top with salsa and yogurt if desired.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4 to 6 Servings
  • Calories: 260
  • Carbohydrate Content: 33 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 17 mg
  • Fat Content: 10 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 455 mg