Colorful Veggie and Tortilla Dinner

Looking for a colorful veggie dinner? Then check out this yummy bean dish that’s ready in just 25 minutes. Perfect if you love Mexican cuisine.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

1/4
cup water
1/4
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1 1/2
cups frozen mixed vegetables (from 1-lb bag), thawed
2
cans (14.5 oz each) no-salt-added stewed tomatoes, drained
1
can (15.5 oz) dark red kidney beans, drained, rinsed
1/4
cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/2
medium onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
teaspoon ground cumin
1
teaspoon ground coriander
2
large cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon pepper
5
fat-free flour tortillas (8 inch), heated
1/4
cup fat-free sour cream
Chopped fresh cilantro
2
medium plum (Roma) tomatoes, chopped (2/3 cup)

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in rice; return to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Stir in thawed vegetables, stewed tomatoes, beans, 1/4 cup cilantro, the onion, cumin, coriander, garlic and pepper. Cook until hot.
  • 3 Place warm tortillas on individual plates. Cover tortillas evenly with rice mixture. Top each with sour cream, chopped cilantro and tomatoes.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Stir in rice; return to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and cook 5 to 10 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 2 Stir in thawed vegetables, stewed tomatoes, beans, 1/4 cup cilantro, the onion, cumin, coriander, garlic and pepper. Cook until hot.
  • 3 Place warm tortillas on individual plates. Cover tortillas evenly with rice mixture. Top each with sour cream, chopped cilantro and tomatoes.

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Love meat but trying to cut down on the amount you eat? Try to make a meatless dinner at least once a week to reduce fat and calories.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
72g
72%
(Dietary Fiber
12g
12%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.