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Black Bean, Quinoa & Grilled Veggie Tacos

Black Bean, Quinoa & Grilled Veggie Tacos
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Black Bean, Quinoa & Grilled Veggie Tacos

Prep: 15 minutes plus cooling
Grill: 8 minutes • Serves: 4

2 Roma tomatoes, halved lengthwise
2 (1/2-inch-thick) slices red onion
1 medium ear fresh corn, husks and silks removed
1 medium jalapeño pepper, halved lengthwise, seeded and stemmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
8 (6-inch) yellow or white corn tortillas
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup packaged cooked quinoa
1/2 cup drained and rinsed no salt added black beans
1 avocado, peeled, pitted and sliced
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
Two Good® plain lowfat Greek yogurt for serving (optional)

1. Prepare outdoor grill for direct grilling over medium-high heat. Brush tomatoes, onion, corn and jalapeño pepper with 1-1/2 tablespoons oil. Place vegetables on hot grill rack; cover and cook 8 minutes or until grill marks appear, removing tomatoes, onion and jalapeño pepper after 6 minutes and turning once. Transfer vegetables to cutting board.

2. Place tortillas on hot grill rack; cook 1 minute, turning once.

3. In small bowl, whisk lime juice, salt, black pepper and remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil. Add quinoa; toss.

4. Cut corn kernels from cob; chop tomatoes, onion and jalapeño. Fill tortillas with quinoa mixture, beans, vegetables, avocado and cilantro; serve with yogurt, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (2 tacos):
376 Calories, 17g Fat (3g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol, 315mg Sodium,
50g Carbohydrates, 11g Fiber, 7g Sugars, 9g Protein

Dietitian’s Dish Tip(s):
Eating more plant-based meals can have numerous health benefits, such as reducing your risk of heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Plant-based meals are lower in saturated fats and high in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Try swapping out meat for beans, tofu or grains in your favorite recipes.

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