Recipes

Vegetarian Tacos

Vegetairan tacosMeatless Mondays are becoming a popular event for many families to increase their vegetable intake.

This vegetarian taco meal is a great recipe to add to your healthy eating plan or weight loss diet. You could also add in minced beef if you like.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

4 serves

Ingredients

  • 8 taco shells
  • Oil spray
  • 8 tbs of Mozzarella/Tasty Cheese
  • 1 brown onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic crushed
  • 1 can of kidney beans rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup of frozen corn
  • Butter lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup of chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 handful of fresh coriander
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 chilli (optional)
  • 1 lemon squeezed for juice
  • Salt and pepper for seasoning

Directions

  1. In a pan, spray some oil, heat it up and cook the garlic and brown onion until soft. Add in the kidney beans and corn and cook until hot.
  2. While they are cooking, place the tacos into a 180 degree preheated oven.
  3. In a separate bowl, chop up the coriander, cherry tomatoes, red onion, chilli (optional) and the juice of one lemon, set aside as salsa.
  4. Once the tacos are ready, spoon in the bean and corn mixture, salsa, butter lettuce and cheese

310 calories per serve

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written by:

Amanda Dos Santos

Mandy is an experienced Nutritionist, food scientist and writer with over 10 years experience in the Heath industry. She has been part of the Healthy Mummy team of experts since 2012, writing informative and current blog posts and contributing to our recipe books. She has played an integral part in creating the recipes on our 28 Day Weight Loss Challenges since they first started in July 2014.Mandy is a mum of three and loves working for The Healthy Mummy, ”Especially on the challenges as I can create recipes which empower women to create nourishing food for themselves and their families’."